The Michigan Minds Podcast

Michigan Minds brings to life the breadth and depth of faculty expertise at the University of Michigan. This series features quick yet informative analysis that provides unique perspectives on today’s top issues.

U-M faculty are among the world’s leading researchers and teachers across all disciplines. Michigan Minds taps that thought leadership and shares this expertise with the world.

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  • Facebook’s war on fake news

    Facebook is being criticized for not doing enough to keep so-called fake news off its platform, but also catches heat for overreach when it tries. School of Information Professor Cliff Lampe sheds light on exactly what Facebook is up against.

  • Motivating young voters

    With an election just around the corner and young adults voting at low rates, Professor Edie Goldenberg of the Ford School of Public Policy explains what could motivate the youth vote. She also discusses the origins of the Big Ten Voting Challenge.

  • Rethinking how we think about food supply

    It’s a myth that we don’t produce enough food to feed a growing global population. The problem is unequal access to food. Leslie Hoey of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning shows how we can start to solve these problems by rethinking how we study and manage the food supply.