Impact Areas

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Our Excellence at Scale

Rise, serve, create, and build.

U-M will use its unparalleled excellence and vast intellectual resources to effect change in four identified impact areas.

Life-Changing Education

Learning is transformational. We will make it more accessible and meaningful for all.

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Human Health & Well-Being

Everyone has a right to be healthy and thriving. We will show the world what it takes to get there.

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Democracy, Civic & Global Engagement

For a stronger democracy, we will champion the values and practices that lead the way.

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Climate Action, Sustainability & Environmental Justice

To protect the future of our planet, we will lead the way toward a more sustainable world.

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