Faculty News

Your peers reach out to share their expertise with the world in a variety of ways. These activities run the gamut from giving lectures in the community or live-tweeting an event to writing an op-ed piece for the media or providing expert testimony to a governmental committee.


  1. Wolverine Caucus – 25 Years
    Government Relations Featured: Veronica A. W. Johnson, PhD, director of the Lansing Service Center
  2. Inaugural Policy Pitch Competition Hones Public Communication Skills
    Featured: Elizabeth Gerber, PhD; Megan Nestor, MPP student; Emily Fletcher, MBA/MPP student; Ford School of Public Policy
  3. Unique online course aims to prepare students, others for work with communities
    Michigan News Featured: Amy Conger, PhD, associate vice provost and director of global engagement; Kelly Kowatch, MA, director of engaged learning programs and adjunct lecturer, School of Information; Danyelle Reynolds, MA, assistant director for student learning and leadership, Edward Ginsberg Center
  4. University Faculty Are Change Agents
    Medium/National Center for Institutional Diversity Featured: Tabbye Chavous, PhD, School of Education, director of the National Center for Institutional Diversity; Alford Young, Jr., PhD, department of sociology, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Kentaro Toyama, PhD, School of Information; Lina Jawad, EdD, College of Education, Health, & Human Services, U-M Dearborn
  5. Nominations sought for president’s awards for public engagement
    The University Record Featured: President Mark Schlissel
  6. New partnership launches P-20 campus in Detroit, home to innovative teaching residency
    School of Educaton Featured: President Mark Schlissel, PhD
  7. U-M, Harvard Form New Partnership To Address Economic Mobility & Opioid Crisis
    Michigan News
  8. Summer science internship offers opportunities for Michigan high school students
    Life Sciences Institute Featured: Adam Iliff, PhD, education outreach coordinator, and Roger Cone, PhD, director, Life Sciences Institute
  9. Football Players as Workers: Should OSHA Regulate the NFL?
    School of Public Health/Michigan News Featured: Adam M. Finkel, ScD., CIH, School of Public Health
  10. Public Service Intern Program celebrates 50 years with events in Ann Arbor and Washington, D.C.
    University Career Center
  11. Michigan Online encourages learning lifestyle for U-M community through #HereToLearn
    Michigan News Featured: President Mark Schlissel, PhD; James DeVaney, MBA, MPP, associate vice provost for academic innovation
  12. Kids and Guns—Safety First
    School of Public Health Featured: Marc Zimmerman, PhD; Patrick Carter MD; School of Public Health, University of Michigan Medical School