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August 19, 2019

State & Community

February 25, 2019

U-M’s 2018 United Way campaign raises more than $1.2 million

The 2018 University of Michigan United Way employee giving campaign raised more than $1.2 million to support the Washtenaw United Way.

The campaign took place Oct. 1-Dec. 31 and included more than 100 volunteers who worked to encourage members of their department to participate in the campaign.

February 18, 2019

U-M establishes advisory group to integrate Detroit engagement

Keeping with the University of Michigan’s commitment to integrate and strengthen engagement efforts in the city of Detroit, the university recently established the Detroit Advisory Group and named a new special adviser on Detroit engagement.

February 4, 2019

U-M campuses receive nearly $150K for sexual assault prevention

Two University of Michigan campuses have again received grant funding from the state of Michigan to support programs to prevent sexual assault on campus.

The Ann Arbor campus and UM-Flint were among 25 institutions to receive part of $1 million from the Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program offered by the Michigan State Police.

January 31, 2019

CHRT 2019 Policy Fellowships now underway

Six university-affiliated researchers and six Lansing-based policymakers will participate in a series of seminars and experiential learning opportunities focused on health policy and practice in Michigan and nationally.

January 10, 2019

University launches nine new projects to fight poverty

On any given day across Michigan nearly 100 homeowners or renters could be evicted — a rate almost one-and-a-half times the national average. That is a problem one of nine new projects funded by Poverty Solutions and supported by the Detroit Urban Research Center aims to tackle this year.

December 13, 2018

Michael Rein appointed director of community relations

Michael Rein, a seven-year veteran of the Office of Government Relations, has been named the university’s director of community relations.

In his new role, Rein will support and coordinate partnerships and services among the University of Michigan, local government and community organizations representing the greater Ann Arbor area.

November 16, 2018

State economy poised for record job growth, U-M economists say

The Michigan economy, with nine years of uninterrupted job growth from the third quarter of 2009 to the third quarter of 2018, sits on the brink of the longest period of job growth since the World War II era, University of Michigan economic forecasters say.

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