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. UMSN faculty co-authors national report on homelessness and health
    School of Nursing Featured: Barbara L. Brush, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN, School of Nursing
  2. NSF selects Arthur Lupia to head Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate
    Michigan News Featured: Arthur Lupia, PhD, political science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  3. AT&T-Time Warner, net neutrality and how to make sense of the media merger frenzy
    The Conversation Featured: Amanda Lotz, PhD, communication studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  4. An early expression of democracy, the US patent system is out of step with today’s citizens
    The Conversation Featured: Shobita Parthasarathy, PhD, public policy and women's studies, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
  5. Michigan Health Endowment Fund awards second year of funding for Healthy Kids U.P.
    Project Healthy Schools
  6. Up close and personal: Tours by Detroit residents showcase city’s vibrant past and present
    School of Information Featured: Tawanna Dillahunt, PhD, Kentaro Toyama, PhD, and Joyojeet Pal, PhD, School of Information
  7. Cost, coverage and more drive hearing aid inequality, study finds
    Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation Featured: Michael McKee, M.D., M.P.H.; Helen Levy , Ph.D.; Philip Zazove, M.D., M.M., M.S.; HwaJung Choi , Ph.D., M.A. Michigan Medicine, School of Information, Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation
  8. Navigating Social Media as a Scholar
    Public Engagement & Impact Featured: Justin Wolfers, PhD, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Sarita Yardi Schoenebeck, PhD, School of Information; Juan Cole, PhD, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
  9. Professor studies education, conflict, and youth citizenship in conflict-affected areas
    The University Record Featured: Michelle Bellino, PhD, School of Education
  10. Dow, University of Michigan, Delta College Collaborate to Create New Innovation and Education Hub in the Great Lakes Bay Region
    Business Engagement Center Featured: Elizabeth Birr Moje, PhD, dean of the School of Education
  11. Changing Lives Through Code
    School of Information Featured: Robin Brewer, PhD, School of Information
  12. U-M researchers work with Lake Erie coastal communities to find causes of harmful algal blooms
    Michigan Research Featured: Allison Steiner, PhD, College of Engineering; Nate Manning, PhD, Graham Sustainability Institute; Andrew Ault and Kerri Pratt, PhD, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.