CLOSUP illuminates local leaders' perceptions of tax-exempt properties

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CLOSUP illuminates local leaders' perceptions of tax-exempt properties

Cynthia Canty of "Stateside," the Michigan Radio program, highlights recent CLOSUP survey exploring local leaders' perceptions of tax-exempt properties. "Local leaders are more likely to see them as assets than as liabilities," says Tom Ivacko. [More]

Waltz argues Universal Declaration of Human Rights a global, cooperative effort; not just a western idea

Waltz argues Universal Declaration of Human Rights a global, cooperative effort; not just a western idea

Susan Waltz argues in "How Human Rights Went Global," an openSecurity article, that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was not just a western idea: it includes substantial and vital concepts contributed by non-Western, developing world states. [More]

Khmer Rouge Trials: Serving to End or Compound Cambodia's Culture of Impunity?

Khmer Rouge Trials: Serving to End or Compound Cambodia's Culture of Impunity?

In a conversation moderated by Susan Waltz, Margo Picken and John Ciorciari will discuss the positive and negative effects of the UN-backed Khmer Rouge trials that began several years ago in "extraordinary chambers" of the courts of Cambodia. [More]

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The Ford School mourns the loss of Margaret Ann (Ranny) Riecker, who died on April 7. Ranny was a longtime member of the Ford School Committee, chair of the school's last fundraising campaign, and an actively engaged volunteer and benefactor. 4/9/2014. [More]

CLOSUP's March report of results from the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment reveals declining public support for state fossil fuel taxes, but significant, ongoing support for renewable electricity. 4/8/2014. [More]

Ford School students and staff ran the second annual Big House 5K on Sunday, April 6. The event, coordinated by the U-M Athletic Department and Ann Arbor Track Club, raised money for six local charities. 4/8/2014. [More]

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