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March 28, 2017

Poverty Solutions

January 17, 2017

U-M announces new investments in programs to fight poverty

One project involves alerting low-income homeowners about an exemption to reduce their high property taxes. Another effort employs health care workers in neighborhoods to help residents take better care of themselves.

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.

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