Tribal radio stations are important sources of healthcare information in Native American communities, which have been particularly hard hit by COVID-19. Ph.D. alumna Jana Wilbricht studied this crucial role, and helped two stations better reach their audiences.
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With support from the Rackham Program in Public Scholarship, U-M philosophy Ph.D. alum Zoë A. Johnson King co-founded the Michigan High School Ethics Bowl, helping high school students explore and apply moral philosophy to local issues.
In addition to Earth Day, 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the Ecology Center. Rackham English language and literature Ph.D. candidate Elizabeth Harlow is helping them commemorate the occasion through online storytelling.
An article announcing the U-M Center for Academic Innovation’s new Public Engagement Faculty Fellowship cited the public scholarship achievements of Rackham students and staff.
Writing in Inside Higher Ed, Rackham Program Manager for Public Scholarship Joseph Cialdella discusses the importance of knowing and articulating your approach to working with others.