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Michigan Minds: Increasing Student Civic Engagement

Michigan Minds Podcast hosts Director of the Ginsberg Center, Mary Jo Callan to talk about the importance of civic engagement in communities. February 11, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #podcast #PublicEngagementandImpact #Society #SocialCampaigns ​​​​​​​


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Towards Humanity: A Conversation on Humanism and Antiracist Organizing

U-M School of Social Work hosts speakers to discuss humanism and anti-racist organizing. January 30, 2020. #60+mins #SocialWork #video #schoolofsocialwork #SocialCampaigns #Society ​​​​​​


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Taking a Stand Opening Reception

Stamps Gallery presents the Taking a Stand exhibition, which features science fiction-themed pieces exploring social concerns for our cosmopolitan present. The opening reception will feature a performance by Detroit-based artist Sacramento Knoxx. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #Exhibit #StampsGallery #ArtsandCulture #SocialCampaigns #Design

 01-17-2020 | 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET


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Finding Your Strength: Transcending the Binary

U-M Institute for Social Research survey specialist Peter Batra partnered with Transcend the Binary to better understand the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming folks in the Metro Detroit area. November 25, 2019. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Society #GenderEquity #SocialCampaigns


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‘Throwaway’ Social Profiles May Have a Place on Some Platforms, with Some Topics

U-M doctoral candidate in the School of Information Tawfiq Ammari finds that anonymity on throwaway social platforms can be useful for discussing sensitive topics. November 11, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #Society #SocialMedia #SocialCampaigns


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Will America’s Biggest Corporations Live Up to Their New Ethical Promise?

Michigan Ross Associate Dean for Business+Impact Jerry Davis comments on the recent statement by the Business Roundtable of the world's largest CEOS, committing their businesses to employee, community, and societal well-being. September 4, 2019. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRoss #Business #Society #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Leadership #SocialCampaigns ​​​


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Ali Proposes a Commission to Fight Domestic Terror

Ford School of Public Policy Towsley Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali recommends a transparent, diverse committee of national leaders and non-partisan professionals to fight domestic terrorism. August 16, 2019. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Security #Safety #Service #SocialCampaigns ​​​


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Hills Draws Parallel Between Biden and Jeb Bush

Ford School of Public Policy Lecturer Rusty Hills concludes that democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will face a fall similar to that of republican Jeb Bush, due to the middle-ground politics shared by them both. August 16, 2019. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Politics #election #SocialCampaigns #RustyHills


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The Hong Kong Protests: Conversation and Implications for Social Work

Join the School of Social Work for this open discussion on the youth-led Hong Kong Protests against Chinese control of the state. The "like water" leadership tactics and the implications of these tactics will be discussed. #60+mins #SocialWork #Lecture #schoolofsocialwork #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #Asia #SocialCampaigns #SocialWork

 09-11-2019 | 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM ET


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U-M Student Recycles Plastic Waste from the Great Lakes Into Clothing

U-M Economics student Jackson Riegler starts his own business, Oshki, the Ojibwe word for "fresh," with the goal of reducing plastic waste in the Great Lakes by collecting it and transforming it into purchasable clothing. August 6, 2019. # #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Business #Sustainability #nature #SocialCampaigns #CorporateSocialResponsibility #GreatLakes