How to Explain Your Research
Michigan State and other colleges teach faculty members how to explain why their work matters. That’s key to getting lawmakers and a skeptical public to appreciate universities’ contributions.
NewsColleges need the good will of legislators and the public. To get it, they must explain what they do and why it’s important. Michigan State University is training faculty members to do that.
NewsA growing number of institutions offer opportunities for faculty members to learn how to talk to the general public about their research in a way that is easy to understand.