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.
Slides 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
Slides from our February 13, 2013 Caucus Event:
Michigan's Local Leaders See Need for Reform
University of Michigan, Government Relations
Note: View on Slideshare. Text is larger, and a full transcript is available below the presentation.
Slides from our January 15, 2013 Caucus Event:
Video from our September 2012 WC Forum
Elections 2012, Beyond Hope and Change
Video from our June 27, 2012 WC Forum
Transforming Pediatric Care in Michigan
Power Point of April 17, 2012 event Featuring Paul N. Courant
Video from our April 2012 WC Forum:
Digitizing Books - Libraries in the Age of Google
Featured speaker: Professor Paul Courant, Dean of Libraries
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
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
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, Kenneth Fischer, President of the University Musical Society, 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, we 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