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November 21, 2017

Leadership Breakfast

October 3, 2017

Looking back and forward, Schlissel stresses U-M's impact on society

Whether it is in areas of sustainability or diversity, new medical frontiers or the fight against poverty, informing public policy or standing up to bigotry, the University of Michigan has made — and must continue to make —strong, positive impacts on society, President Mark Schlissel said Tuesday.

October 3, 2017

University to focus on promoting faculty public engagement

The University of Michigan is taking steps to expand how its faculty members engage with the public to influence federal, state and local policy, and how they share their knowledge about important issues with those outside the academic world.

October 5, 2016

President Schlissel lays out initiatives for U-M to tackle societal problems

Declaring the University of Michigan has "the talent to advance excellence and achieve impact at levels befitting both our legacy and our potential," President Mark Schlissel on Wednesday outlined initiatives that target issues ranging from poverty to academic innovation, and from sustainability to diversity.

October 23, 2015

Francis Medal awarded to founder of anti-poverty agency BRAC

The University of Michigan will award the Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and chairperson of BRAC — a Bangladesh-based development organization that works to alleviate poverty by empowering the poor.

October 8, 2013

Coleman announces bicentennial office, advisory committee

The upcoming bicentennial will recall the University of Michigan’s remarkable past, and serve as fresh inspiration for its future, say university officials as they establish an office devoted to the celebration.

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