• Coastal care

    Several lake towns along the state’s western edge have faced costly damage to their beaches and structures because of fluctuating Great Lakes water levels. U-M researchers are part of a program that trains local officials in coastal management and helps them better understand the threats posed by climate change and building in floodplains.

    Learn more about this work on our state’s west coast

  • Faculty public engagement

    For some U-M faculty, using social media is a valuable form of public engagement that has helped them influence journalists and policymakers, conduct research, connect with others and gain professional opportunities.

    Learn more about our social savvy faculty

  • Finding a sense of place

    Residents and volunteers are busy working overtime cleaning the debris caused by a recent storm that destroyed dozens of homes and the association headquarters of Ocupacão Anchieta, a four-year-old land occupation in Brazil once used as an illegal dumping site.

    Learn more about how U-M students and Brazilians are working together

  • Out of the Cold War’s shadow

    Ph. D. candidate Michael Hamel tests an augmented reality headset to detect radiation sources in the Nuclear Radiation Laboratory. The Consortium for Verification Technology (CVT), led by Sara A. Pozzi, Ph. D., consists of 12 leading universities and 9 national laboratories, working to provide the R&D and human capital needed to address technology and policy issues in treaty-compliance monitoring.

    Learn about the technology of nuclear nonproliferation

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