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. Connecting U-M faculty to Michigan: 2019 Road Scholars participant Line Van Nieuwstadt
    Featured: Line Van Nieuwstadt, PhD, College of Engineering and Computer Science, UM-Dearborn
  2. Michigan Minds Podcast: A new research center looks to advance the prevention and treatment of concussions
    Public Engagement & Impact
  3. Panel explores how scholars can influence policy amid politics
    Public Engagement & Impact Featured: Tabbye Chavous, PhD, National Center for Institutional Diversity, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Kristina Ko, Assistant Vice President for research-Federal Relations for Research; William Elliott, PhD, School of Social Work; Laura Perna, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  4. The Geography of Online Dating
    CityLab Featured: Elizabeth Bruch, PhD, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Mark Newman, PhD, School of Information
  5. Michigan’s new Election Security Commission holds inaugural meeting on U-M Campus
    The Michigan Engineer Featured: J. Alex Halderman, PhD, College of Engineering; Walter R. Mebane Jr., PhD, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  6. Connecting U-M faculty to Michigan: 2019 Road Scholars participant Kamran Diba
    Public Engagement & Impact Featured: Kamran Diba, PhD, Michigan Medicine
  7. Navigating a highly politicized landscape: The role of scholars in policy
    National Center for Institutional Diversity Featured: Tabbye Chavous, PhD, National Center for Institutional Diversity, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; William Elliott III, PhD, School of Social Work; Kristina Ko, assistant vice president, Federal Relations for Research; Laura W. Perna, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
  8. Speaker series aids effort to engage public in scientific inquiry
    The University Record Featured: Roger Cone, PhD, Life Sciences Institute
  9. Michigan Minds Podcast: Public engagement built into the DNA of the new U-M Museum of Natural History
    Public Engagement & Impact
  10. Great Lakes ice cover forecasts: New approach enables local predictions
    Michigan News Featured: Richard Rood, PhD, College of Engineering; Andrew Gronewold, PhD, School for Environment and Sustainability
  11. Connecting U-M faculty to Michigan: 2019 Road Scholars Participant Shanna Kattari
    Public Engagement & Impact
  12. U-M professor’s new play explores Flint water crisis using voices of residents, scientists, politicians
    Michigan News Featured: José Casas, MFA, School of Music, Theatre & Dance