• Pioneering a way to keep very small satellites in orbit

    A cubesat, largely built by undergraduate students, will explore the feasibility of a new propulsion method that could enable very small satellites to move around Earth’s orbit without carrying fuel. This could pave the way for tiny satellites that stay in orbit for long periods and operate in swarms, monitoring storms and natural disasters, for example.

    Learn more about this research

  • With this ring

    When Matt Sherman, MBA '05, found a wedding band on a New York City sidewalk in early December, he set in motion a maize-and-blue miracle that only a fellow Wolverine could believe.

    Read this a-maize-ing story

  • Museum scientists

    Though strong evidence suggests that the responsible coronavirus originated in bats, how and when it crossed from wildlife into humans is unknown. In a study published online in the journal mBio, an international team of 15 biologists say this lack of clarity has exposed a glaring weakness in the current approach to pandemic surveillance and response worldwide.

    Learn more about preserving animal specimens

  • Dow Sustainability Fellows

    A $3 million gift from the Dow Company Foundation will continue the Dow Sustainability Fellows Program at U-M. The gift supplements the company's $13 million in donations to fund the Dow Fellows Program since its inception in 2013 and secures funding through 2023. The program offers a graduate-level interdisciplinary training and sustainability project experience to students across the university.

    Learn more about this program

Campus Maize & Blueprint

The University of Michigan’s comprehensive plan for Winter Term incorporates public health guidance, lessons learned from the fall and extensive feedback from our community. Many new safety measures and additional resources have been developed to protect and support our students, faculty and staff.

ResponsiBLUE App

  • All community members who need to enter U-M buildings are now required to show their ResponsiBLUE daily symptom checker results. Undergraduates must also display their weekly testing status.

Download the ResponsiBLUE app

Weekly Testing

  • U-M’s free weekly COVID-19 testing program is available for all students, faculty and staff on the Ann Arbor campus and meets the mandatory testing requirements for undergraduates.

Learn about weekly testing

Prevention & Care

  • Our COVID-19 Playbook outlines U-M’s approach to slowing the spread of COVID-19 and the programs and resources developed to support our community during this challenging year.

View the COVID-19 Playbook

Happening @ Michigan

Academic Calendar

    • Mar 23
    Well-being break
    • Mar 31
    University Honors Convocation
    • Apr 20
    Classes end
    • Apr 21, 24-25
    Study days
    • Apr 22-23, 26-29

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