1. Professor of Public Policy and Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy program Shobita Parthasarathy testifies before the House Science Committee

    Mark Rivett posted July 15, 2021

    On Friday, July 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM ET, University of Michigan Professor Shobita Parthasarathy to testify before the House Science Committee: Fostering Equity in Energy Innovation.

    Watch the testimony here

  2. Genesee County Land Bank partners with University of Michigan to curb illegal dumping

    Mark Rivett posted July 14, 2021

    Read Full Story at ABC Channel 12 News

    With frequent reports of illegal dumping in Flint, the Genesee County Land Bank is working with the University of Michigan on a series of solutions to the chronic problem.

    Over 80% of volunteer groups with the land bank’s Clean & Green program report illegal dumping activity on vacant lots they help maintain. They say contractors and homeowners regularly dump construction debris, furniture, tires and other junk in Flint.

    The University of Michigan’s Youth Violence Prevention Center is working with the land bank to design and research various measures to stop illegal dumping.

  3. Professor in Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights Mary Gallagher Testifies before the Senate Finance Committee

    Mark Rivett posted

    On Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM EST, University of Michigan Professor Mary Gallagher to testify before the Senate Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth.

    Watch the testimony here