U-M symposium will highlight contributions of social science


DATE: 10:10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9; 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

EVENT: "Impact on Inequality: Contributions of Michigan Social Science"

The University of Michigan has long been a leader in social science research on the many dimensions of social inequality. This bicentennial symposium will highlight these contributions by focusing on the work of social scientists who were trained at U-M.

The U-M graduates are from fields such as economics, education, political science, psychology, public policy, social work, sociology and women's studies. Panelists will discuss past, present and future research on issues related to gender, race, poverty, inequality and economic mobility.

Panel discussions include:

PLACE: Rackham Amphitheatre (fourth floor), Rackham Building, 915 E. Washington St., Ann Arbor

SPONSORS: Hosted by the Institute for Social Research, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and U-M Alumni Association, with support from the Bicentennial Committee; School of Education; College of Literature, Science, and Arts; School of Public Health; School of Social Work; Rackham Graduate School; Law School; Ross School of Business; and Poverty Solutions.

INFORMATION: Impact on Inequality: Contributions of Michigan Social Science