The U-M Public Engagement & Impact Team operates the Michigan Minds Podcast series, which brings to life the breadth and depth of faculty expertise across the university through informative analyses that provides unique perspectives on today’s top issues.
UMSocial maintains the strategic direction and development of all university-wide social accounts, as well as college, school and program presences. Their team provides consultation services and best practices training for the university community.
U-M has long been a place that attracts top faculty, students and staff because they want to make a difference. To ensure that we continue to provide an environment for such altruism well into the future, the university has launched a Public Engagement and Impact focus area.
The Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship Program, led by the Center for Academic Innovation, brings together an interdisciplinary, intergenerational group of U-M faculty who are interested in building community and learning skills so they can effectively engage the public in university work.
Based in Washington, DC, the Federal Relations team advocates and coordinates federal interactions for the U-M research enterprise, keeping Congress, the executive branch, federal agencies, research organizations, professional societies and public policy organizations apprised of the achievements, needs and opportunities arising from the research community.
The Center for Educational Outreach (CEO) supports and advances the University of Michigan’s commitment to educational outreach and academic excellence by: Fostering Communities of Practice Developing Outreach Infrastructure Building Capacity and Consulting Delivering Direct Service to K-12 Schools
A nonprofit, independent news organization dedicated to unlocking the knowledge of experts for the public good. The organization publishes trustworthy and informative articles written by academic experts (from U-M and beyond) for the general public and edited by its team of journalists.