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Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) is a leading national academic research cluster: fostering talent, academic research and economic revitalization in the state.

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OVPR’s Research Foundations Partnerships Office recently helped @UMichSPH professor Aubree Gordon secure a $6.7M grant from Flu Lab, an org that supports efforts to advance innovative solutions to problems in the prevention and treatment of influenza.

GCI is delighted that our director is among the prominent #climate and #environmental #experts featured in the run-up to #COP29!

Thank you @news_az!

#carbonmanagement #sustainability #CCU

Leaders & Best! Congrats to our 7⃣ Academic All-Big Ten selections -- Hailey Borja, Monet Chun, Mara Janess, Emilie Paltrinieri, Mikaela Schulz, Lauren Sung, and Sydney Sung. Well done! Hail!

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