Kathryn Dugal

Kathryn Dugal is the Development and Engagement Specialist at the Center for Michigan and Bridge Michigan. Prior to joining the Center, Kathryn worked at the American College of Surgeons in Chicago, and at Rotary Charities of Traverse City. Kathryn holds an MA in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University and a BA in Global & Area Studies from Michigan State University. A Kalamazoo native, Kathryn now resides in Ann Arbor. You can reach Kathryn at 734-926-4284 or kdugal@thecenterformichigan.net.

Articles

Ask us anything: Bridge’s next Lunch Break will be a coronavirus Q & A

Ask us anything: Bridge’s next Lunch Break will be a coronavirus Q & A

November 24, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge health reporter Robin Erb, business editor Paula Gardner and data reporter Mike Wilkinson will take reader questions about COVID-19 in Michigan. Topics will include what data suggests, what our reporting team has learned about our health care system, and what might be next for the economy and much more.

Watch the Bridge Book Club discussion of 'The Women of the Copper Country'

Watch the Bridge Book Club discussion of 'The Women of the Copper Country'

October 29, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Author Mary Doria Russell joined the Bridge team to discuss her historical fiction novel about the 1913 mining strike in Calumet.

Author Mary Doria Russell to join Wednesday’s Bridge Book Club discussion

Author Mary Doria Russell to join Wednesday’s Bridge Book Club discussion

October 26, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge’s bimonthly book club discusses Mary Doria Russell’s “The Women of the Copper Country” on Wednesday. Join us.

Prep for the election by watching Bridge’s October Lunch Break discussion

Prep for the election by watching Bridge’s October Lunch Break discussion

October 9, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

If you missed Thursday’s Zoom discussion with two Michigan county clerks on the ins and outs of the November election, watch the recording.

Have questions about the election? Bring them to our next Lunch Break.

Have questions about the election? Bring them to our next Lunch Break.

October 7, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge Capitol reporters Riley Beggin and Jonathan Oosting moderate an online Lunch Break discussion with county and municipal clerks about the ins and outs of the November 3 election. Bridge readers are invited to bring your election-related questions and join the conversation.

Michigan schools still struggle with public disclosure of COVID cases

Michigan schools still struggle with public disclosure of COVID cases

September 30, 2020 | Ron French, Robin Erb, Kathryn Dugal

How much you’ll learn about coronavirus cases in your student’s school depends on where you live. A Bridge Michigan analysis shows parents still can’t depend on schools or local health departments to voluntarily alert them to outbreaks.

Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on high water levels in Michigan

Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on high water levels in Michigan

September 30, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

If you missed Tuesday’s Zoom discussion with three experts on the impact of rising waters in the Great Lakes, watch the recording.

What do high water levels mean for Michigan? Join us online to discuss.

What do high water levels mean for Michigan? Join us online to discuss.

September 21, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Environment reporter Kelly House moderates an online Lunch Break discussion with environmental and municipal experts preparing for the impact of high water levels and coastal erosion on Michigan lakefronts. Bridge readers are invited to join the conversation.

Bridge Magazine becomes Bridge Michigan to reflect mission, ambitions

Bridge Magazine becomes Bridge Michigan to reflect mission, ambitions

September 15, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

It’s time for Bridge’s name and logo to reflect our newsroom’s statewide mission and commitment to the place we call home.

October’s Michigan book club pick is ‘The Women of the Copper Country’

October’s Michigan book club pick is ‘The Women of the Copper Country’

September 9, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge’s bimonthly book club takes on Mary Doria Russell’s historical fiction novel about a rebellion in the Upper Peninsula’s copper mines.

Miss Bridge Michigan's 'Arc of Justice' book club chat? Here's the video

Miss Bridge Michigan's 'Arc of Justice' book club chat? Here's the video

August 27, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Bridge was joined by author Kevin Boyle and by Daniel Baxter for an engaging discussion of 2004’s National Book Award winner for nonfiction.

Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on the K-12 education landscape

Watch Bridge’s Lunch Break discussion on the K-12 education landscape

August 19, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

If you missed Tuesday’s talk on what’s in store for schools in the fall, watch our chat with two Michigan educators.

What will K-12 education in Michigan look like this fall? Join us to discuss.

What will K-12 education in Michigan look like this fall? Join us to discuss.

August 17, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Senior Writer Ron French will moderate an online Lunch Break discussion with Michigan educators working to ensure a safe education environment in their districts this fall. Bridge readers are invited to join the conversation.

Missed Bridge’s discussion on racial justice in Michigan? Watch the video

Missed Bridge’s discussion on racial justice in Michigan? Watch the video

July 28, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Watch the recording of Tuesday’s Bridge reader discussion and learn the topic of August’s reader chat.

 Join Bridge for a discussion on racial justice in Michigan

Join Bridge for a discussion on racial justice in Michigan

July 15, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Reporter Riley Beggin will moderate an online discussion with two Michigan experts. Bridge readers are invited to participate in this free online event July 28.

Bridge’s Michigan Book Club pick for August is ‘Arc of Justice’

Bridge’s Michigan Book Club pick for August is ‘Arc of Justice’

July 12, 2020 | Amber DeLind, Kathryn Dugal

Author Kevin Boyle will join Bridge readers for our discussion on Aug. 26.

Michigan steps up to help residents evacuated by dam break

Michigan steps up to help residents evacuated by dam break

May 20, 2020 | Kathryn Dugal

Hundreds are rushing to help those in Midland County evacuated by breaches of the Edenville and Sanford dams. “There are sources of inspiration,” Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Wednesday of volunteer efforts.

Watch videos, see tweets of flood damage from Edenville Dam failure

Watch videos, see tweets of flood damage from Edenville Dam failure

May 20, 2020 | Kathryn Dugal

The failure of the Edenville Dam has forced the evacuation of 10,000 residents in mid-Michigan, some of whom are sharing their experiences on social media.

Hey, Michigan, here’s how to make a face mask to fight coronavirus

Hey, Michigan, here’s how to make a face mask to fight coronavirus

April 5, 2020 | Kathryn Dugal

Got a T-shirt and two rubber bands? You can make a face mask. Will it keep you from getting COVID-19? No guarantees. But medical research tells us it’s better than nothing.  

10 ways to help Michigan hospital workers during coronavirus pandemic

10 ways to help Michigan hospital workers during coronavirus pandemic

March 31, 2020 | Kathryn Dugal

You don’t need to be wealthy or even particularly active to thank the nurses, doctors and other medical workers risking their lives during this coronavirus pandemic. Here are some ways to help.