News and Engagements

October 2017

Chicago, IL

Michelle Shumate will present at the Communication Leadership Exchange.  Her talk is titled: How consumers and consumer-activists respond to corporate social responsibility communication
October 2017

Washington DC

Kate Cooper presents research on religious congregations in collaboration with nonprofit organizations at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion conference
November 2017
Grand Rapids, MI
Kate Cooper and Rey Maktoufi present research on nonprofit mergers; Sophia Fu, Kate Cooper and Michelle Shumate present new research on religious nonprofits and collaboration at ARNOVA
November 2017

Dallas, TX

Sophia Fu and Michelle Shumate present research on ICTs, organizational capacity and collaboration effectiveness at the National Communication Association Conference.

NEW IN 2017-2018
NNSI, in conjunction with Kellogg’s Center for Nonprofit Management, introduces a new lunch series for nonprofit practitioners. Our four-part series on nonprofit networks include:

September 21, 2017
Tools for Nonprofit Managers for Visualizing, Measuring, and Building Cross-Sector Collaborative Networks
Danielle Varda, University of Colorado-Denver

November 30, 2017
Empirical Advice for Building a Healthy Nonprofit Coalition
Valerie B. Shapiro, UC-Berkeley

March 1, 2018
Dealing with “toxic nodes” in your nonprofit network
Brint Milward, University of Arizona

May 17, 2018
Nonprofit Participation in Collaborative Policy Making Networks
Julia Carboni, Syracuse