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Open Data Flint


Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center, a collaboration of UM-Flint, UM-Ann Arbor, MSU, and Flint community partners, introduces Open Data Flint project

[ 28 Sep 2016 ]

Attendees of the White House’s first Open Data Innovation Summit got a glimpse of a project on Wednesday (9/28/16) called Open Data Flint. Open Data Flint is an open-to-the-community data repository that aims to assist the community of Flint, Michigan…

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Monitoring the Future, News

Compared with Europe, American teens have high rates of illicit drug use

[ 23 Sep 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR—American youths in 10th grade have a high illicit drug use compared to their European counterparts, but have among the lowest rates of drinking and smoking, according to a new study. A 2015 survey of 15- and 16-year-olds in…