The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

The Ginsberg Center and the University of Michigan offers numerous sessions related to community-engaged teaching, research, and service. For upcoming events, please visit our home page.



Engaged Scholarship and Academic Values: A Broader Impact Through Community Engagement
January 31, 2017
Co-sponsored by the Center for Educational Outreach (CEO), Center for Research on Learning & Teaching (CRLT), Center for Engaged Academic Learning (CEAL), and the Ginsberg Center
Dr. Fitzgerald provided an overview of the emergence of CES from the developmental science movement and provided examples of how CES illustrates higher education’s important contributions to the society that supports it.  Dr. Fitzgerald's bio is available here. Slides from his session are available here.


The Dewey Lecture
April 1, 2016
This annual event sponsored by the Ginsberg Center, brings together faculty, students and community partners to recognize the enduring impact of John Dewey's legacy by highlighting innovative approaches to community engagement at the University of Michigan and beyond. 

Engagement Symposium
March 31-April 1, 2016
At this symposium, undergraduate and graduate students presented innovative and collaborative projects and ePortfolios completed in partnership with the University Library's Student Engagement Program and MPortfolio. 

Provost's Seminars on Teaching
The Provost's Seminars on Teaching, organized by CRLT, allows select faculty the opportunity for lively and substantive dialogue about a wide range of teaching and learning issues campus wide, across disciplinary boundaries. Below we have highlighted Seminars related to engaged learning. 

  • Thinking Long-Term: Next Steps for Engaged Learning at Michigan and Beyond
    May 16, 2016: Click here for videos of the opening plenary and materials for each breakout session 
  • Unscripted: Engaged Learning Experiences for U-M Students
    March 10, 2015: Click here for videos of the opening plenary and materials for each breakout session 

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