Pictured, from the left: Cleopatra Caldwell, Myles Durkee, Christina Cross, Jane Rafferty, Meredith Hope, Krim Lacey, Christy Erving, Dawne Mouzon, Lisa Barnes, Bridget Goosby, Ruby Mendenhal, Jamie Abelson, Harold “Woody” Neighbors,” and Deborah Robinson.

Program for Research on Black Americans 2023 reunion unites leading scholars

The pioneering black psychologist James S. Jackson transformed the way that researchers study and understand Black American life– but his mentorship of a generation of Black scholars is an equally enduring legacy. His mentorship was the salient theme of the 2023 Reunion of the Program for Research on Black Americans held by the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research.

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Project HEARD Empowers Community Organizations for Effective Policy Change

The project utilizes community-academic partnerships to work toward defined policy goals set forth using a community-based participatory approach.

Project HEARD (Health Equity via Advocacy for Resources in Detroit), a Detroit URC policy initiative co-led by Michigan Public Health faculty and community partners, supports community-led efforts to advance health equity in Detroit and beyond.

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Why Mentoring Matters

DuBois Bowman featured on Conversations with Mark Becker Podcast

Georgia State University president, Mark Becker, talks with DuBois Bowman about the value and impact of mentoring in opening opportunities for minorities and women in technical fields. Bowman shares examples of how mentoring shaped his future and how he has made it an important part of his professional career.

Edward Norton

Edward Norton Recognized for Excellence in Research

Edward C. Norton

Looking closely at how we use quality metrics to determine compensation, Edward Norton’s research has shifted our study of long-term care management from institutional providers to informal family care for the elderly.