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. Bendable concrete, with a design inspired by seashells, can make US infrastructure safer and more durable
    The Conversation Featured: Victor C. Li, PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering
  2. Translating research into policy: Lessons from simplifying access to financial aid
    Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy Featured: Susan Dynarski, PhD, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
  3. Life-changing, phone-recorded video rants here to stay, says expert
    CBC News Featured: Cliff Lampe, PhD, School of Information
  4. What are these ‘levels’ of autonomous vehicles?
    The Conversation Featured: Huei Peng, PhD, College of Engineering, Mcity
  5. How Academic Innovation Fits Into the Public Engagement Landscape at Michigan
    Academic Innovation Featured: Elyse Aurbach, PhD, Rachel Niemer, Academic Innovation
  6. U-M Graham Institute grants target sustainability challenges in Puerto Rico and Michigan
    Michigan News
  7. Michigan idea could help with chronic diseases, expand access to opioid treatment
    Crain's Detroit Business Featured: A. Mark Fendrick, M.D., Michigan Medicine, School of Public Health, Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation
  8. Diet soda may be hurting your diet
    The Conversation Featured: Eunice Zhang, MD, School of Public Health
  9. Risk and resilience: U-M researchers aim to identify factors that affect emotional well-being and mental health of soldiers and veterans
    Michigan Research Featured: James Wagner, PhD, Steven Heeringa, PhD, Institute for Social Research
  10. Transformative Public Scholarship: Closing the Gap Between Research and Impact
    Rackham Graduate School Featured: Anita Ravishankar, PhD student.
  11. Bridging the Border: Collaborative Solutions to Enhance Kelly Road
    Government Relations Featured: Harley Etienne, PhD, Eric Dueweke, PhD, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
  12. Two teams awarded Community Engagement Grants for Interprofessional Education
    Center for Interprofessional Education, Edward Ginsberg Center