Michigan Robotics holds town halls to provide another way for us to hear from one another in the form of a moderated discussion.
These two-way discussions allow faculty, students, and staff to bring up issues and priorities to the community in order to align our goals and improve our community for all.
General topics are summarized below, and if you’re a U-M community member who has missed a town hall or would like to further reflect, you may view the complete recaps after logging in.
Michigan Robotics’ Commitment to Equal Opportunity
Topics discussed include diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in regard to how we can recruit, how we can promote service and outreach, and how service and outreach might balance with one’s core responsibilities.
Our Vision for the Next Five Years
Victoria Florence and Jessy Grizzle
Robotics with Respect: Putting Climate and Culture on an Equal Footing with Teaching and Research
Topics discussed include mandated reporting, SAPAC, culture in Robotics, and positive and negative climates.
Robotics Systems Lab COVID-19 Teaching Plans
Topics discussed include safe lab practices, and how ROB 550 will be taught in Fall 2020.