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2016 WINTER ISSUE
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MICHIGAN IMPACT

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Mark S. Schlissel, M.D., Ph.D.

Dear Friends,

The University of Michigan’s strong partnerships throughout the state are a vital component of our mission to serve the people of Michigan. Top research and educational programs that produce a positive impact on society are the defining characteristics of our university.

For 60 years, UM-Flint has embraced our mission to serve the people of Michigan, and the campus has been an important partner with the Flint community during the city’s water crisis. Earlier this week, the UM-Flint Geographical Information Systems Center provided data indicating the locations of all known lead water pipes to the city. The research was led by UM-Flint Professor Marty Kaufman, chair of the campus’ Earth and Resource Science Department.

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The U-M School of Public Health’s partnerships in Flint go back more than 20 years. The strength of the school’s relationships is helping during the crisis, as faculty, students and staff are working with community organizations and agencies, as well as UM-Flint, to focus on public health, advance and disseminate the science behind the issues, and provide education, training, expertise and perspective.

More of U-M’s work with community partners in Flint is detailed in this edition of Michigan Impact.

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Northern MICHIGAN
  • U-M partners with Northern Michigan University to support entrepreneurship efforts in the Upper Peninsula
  • Glen Arbor native runs business while attending U-M
  • Dangerous currents coastal storm project collaboration leads to safer beaches
  • U-M property purchase secures access to Smith's Fen
  • Building a bigger, broader, creative class
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MID MICHIGAN
  • New UM-Flint research shows location of lead pipes in Flint
  • UM-Flint community teams with Red Cross for water crisis relief efforts
  • UM-Flint releases interactive campus water testing results map
  • UM-Flint provides free community course on the Flint water crisis
  • Sipit provides meaningful internships to UM-Flint students
  • Taking care of Michigan: Community-based dental education
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WESTERN MICHIGAN
  • U-M alumna operates sustainable brewery in Grand Rapids
  • What a day in west Michigan taught U-M students about entrepreneurship
  • WMU partners with U-M’s Center for Entrepreneurship to produce impactful research
  • Saugatuck one of three certified Michigan Clean Marinas
  • U-M partners with Michigan schools to increase community access to mental health services
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SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN
  • U-M launches bold new college-prep program at no cost
  • U-M plans new, 320,000-square-foot health center in Brighton
  • UM-Dearborn’s iLabs’ eCities research recognized Michigan communities for encouraging economic growth and development
  • U-M introduces new health services and life skills application for sexual and gender minority youth
  • Restoring fish habitat in urban rivers
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DETROIT
  • Detroit high school students graduate from U-M architecture prep program
  • U-M students compete to revitalize former Tiger Stadium site to benefit Detroit youth
  • U-M researchers build innovative gardens to help manage stormwater in Detroit neighborhood
  • U-M Ross Business School students become mentors for Detroit Public School students
  • U-M entrepreneurs help boost Detroit’s growing food scene
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STATEWIDE
  • University Research Corridor’s statewide economic impact tops $17 billion in 2015
  • Ford, U-M testing autonomous cars in snow at Mcity
  • U-M Energy Institute opens world-class battery research lab
  • More than 20 U-M startups compete in Michigan Business Challenge
  • U-M receives $5.4M for energy research projects
  • $1.5M grant for leading interprofessional collaborative practice for underserved populations
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