Wolverine Caucus Media

University of Michigan alumni who work in and around the State government are encouraged to participate in the Wolverine Caucus. Our mission is to provide diverse forums at which University of Michigan friends can meet one another, enjoy fellowship, exchange views and learn from the world-class talents of U-M faculty and administrators.

Check out our Wolverine Caucus page for upcoming events, our Lansing News & Events page for other happenings and our U-M Lansing Service Center YouTube Channel!


The January, 2014 Caucus Event

"The Integrated Assessment on Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan"

Featured speaker: Professor John Callewaert, U-M School of Natural Resource and Environment and U-M Graham Sustainability Institute. Flyer: PDF    Website
<Jan WC - I have attached the power point and please include this link. http://graham.umich.edu/knowledge/ia/hydraulic-fracturing >


Video from our September 18, 2013 Caucus Event

"Can We Get Healthcare for Less? Michigan's Surgical Quality Collaborative"


Featured Speakers: Dr. Darrell A. Campbell, Chief Medical Officer, UM Hospitals and Health Centers, Bio and Associate Professor Dr. Michael J. Englesbe, UM Medical School, Bio
Flyer: PDF


Video from our June 12, 2013 Caucus Event

"Putting American Schools Back to Work: The Michigan Model Scales Up"


Featured speaker: Dean Deborah Loewenberg Ball (Bio), UM School of Education, Flyer: PDF or Docx


Video from our March, 2013 Caucus Event

"U-M Intellectual Property and New Jobs Creation"



Featured speaker: Larry Molnar (Bio), Associate Director, UM Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy (IRLEE) Tuesday, March 12, 2013

 


Video from our February 2013 WC Forum

"How We Fund Local Government: Michigan's Local Leaders See Need for Reform"


Panel with Dr. Debra Horner (Bio), Project Manager; Tom Ivacko (Bio), Program Manager (Invited); Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy (CLOSUP), UM Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Full transcript provided.

Also available: Slides from our February 13, 2013 Caucus Event:

"How We Fund Local Government:
Michigan's Local Leaders See Need for Reform"

from
University of Michigan, Government Relations Slideshare Page

Note: Links above take you to Slideshare. Text is larger, and a full transcript is available below the presentation.


Video from our January 2013 WC Forum

"Moocs & More: The Changing Landscape of Online Education"


Full transcript provided.

Also available: Slides from our January 15, 2013 Caucus Event:

"Moocs and More" from University of Michigan, Government Relations Slideshare Page
Note: Links above take you to Slideshare. Text is larger, and a full transcript is available below the presentation.


Video from our September 2012 WC Forum

"Elections 2012, Beyond Hope and Change"

Chapters 1 - 3
Chapters 4 - 6
Chapters 7 - 9
Chapters 10 - 13
Chapters 14 - 15


Video from our June 27, 2012 WC Forum

"Transforming Pediatric Care in Michigan"

Chapters 1 - 3
Chapters 4 - 6
Chapters 7 - 9
Chapters 10 - 12
Chapters 13 - 15


Power Point of April 17, 2012 event Featuring Paul N. Courant

"Digitizing Books - Libraries in the Age of Google"

View more presentations from University of Michigan, Government Relations on Slideshare

(Note: View this PPT on Slideshare. Text is larger, and a full transcript is available below the presentation.)

Video from our April 2012 WC Forum:

"Digitizing Books - Libraries in the Age of Google"


Featured speaker: Professor Paul Courant, Dean of Libraries

Chapter 1 - 3 http://youtu.be/CxJC1GP3Ynw
Video from our March 2012 WC Forum:

"Aquatic Invasive Species: The Great Lakes Most Unwanted"


Featured speakers: Professor Jennifer Read, Michigan Sea Grant and Research Scientist Emeritus Dave Jude, UM School Natural Resources and Environment

Chapter 1 - 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NkvQ0UlCjU&feature=plcp
Video from our February 2012 WC Forum:

Exploring Michigan's Natural Resources: Mining and Beyond


Featured speaker: Professor Kacey Lohmann, U-M Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Chapters 1 - 3: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W972hxKkeoc&feature=plcp
Chapters 4 - 6: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HI1EJjJ0Kcc&feature=plcp
Chapters 7 - 9: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARJCPdyhwC4&feature=plcp
Chapters 10 - 12: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-lUbW0c97o&feature=plcp
Chapters 13 - 16: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90E7zvVlKcM&feature=plcp


Video from our January 2012 WC Forum:

Forecasting Michigan's Economic Future


Featured speaker: Professor George Fulton, U-M Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations; and Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Chapters 1 - 3 are here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpFwr6YAsps&feature=relmfu
Chapters 4 - 6 are here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPWHdzE-fFc&feature=channel
Chapters 7 - 8 are here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crsJJCaUUYY&feature=channel
Chapters 9 - 11 are here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CCRuYYpKr-o&feature=channel
Chapters 12 - 14 are here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIhfb0Q73Gw&feature=channel


View video from our September 2011 Event:

"How Will Our Children Become Healthy Adults? Stemming the Tide of Obesity in Michigan."


Featured speaker: Dr. Julie Lumeng

Chapters 1 - 3 are here http://youtu.be/7Tk5jcgplTk


View Video from our June 29, 2011 Caucus Event:

"Zooming In On Michigan's Film Industry - Is There a Future?"


Featured speakers: Professors Jim Burnstein and Rob Rayher from UM Rackham School of Screen Arts and Cultures

Chapters 1 - 3 are here http://youtu.be/nUpvqaXbmVk


View Video from our June 8, 2011 Caucus Event:

"Youth Violence Prevention"


Featured speaker: Professor Mark Zimmerman, UM School of Public Health

Chapters 1 - 3 are here http://youtu.be/SJp3m1jm6pU


WILX News Clip from the June 8, 2011 Wolverine Caucus

http://youtu.be/Am24BggmrXw


View Video from our April 2011 Caucus Event:

"What 2010 Census Outcomes Predict for Michigan"


Featured speaker: Professor Emeritus Reynolds Farley, UM College of Literature, Science and the Arts

Chapters 1 - 3 are here http://youtu.be/T11AEjXOGVE


The March 16, 2011 featured Caucus speaker was Kenneth Fischer President of the University Musical Society

He has shared his Power Point Slideshow of that event with us. Titled: "Why Investing in Arts and Culture Makes Sense for the Reinvention of Michigan". Wwe hope you enjoy it.

View presentation with transcript (scroll below presentation) on Slideshare


View Video from our February 2011 Caucus Event:

"Can Michigan Local Governments Cooperate Their Way Out of Fiscal Crisis?"


Featured speaker: Professor Elisabeth Gerber, UM Ford School of Public Policy

Chapters 1 and 2 are here http://youtu.be/7Tk5jcgplTk