• A parliament of owls

    Are you wondering WHOOO took first place and is thereby named the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology’s photographer at large for 2019—2020? Look no further than graduate student John David Curlis, who was on the prowl for owls with camera in tow when this parliament serendipitously peeked from their arboreal nest.

    View the EEB Photographer at Large photos

  • Helping K-5 Students Thrive Online

    K-5 teachers and students throughout Michigan are building thriving learning communities online by using free deeply-digital, standards-aligned curricula and platform developed by the U-M Center for Digital Curricula. The center’s highly-interactive, inquiry-oriented, colorful, visual curricula engages students and supports synchronous collaboration, whether they are at home or at their school.

    Learn more and view other U-M: Stories of our State

  • Wolverine Culture of Care

    To provide the best campus experience possible in the context of this historic threat to the health and well-being of all, we understand that consistently making safe and healthy choices to keep the entire community as safe as possible is a collective responsibility shared by students, faculty, staff and Ann Arbor residents.

    View the commitment

  • Transparent solar panels for windows

    In a step closer to skyscrapers that serve as power sources, a team led by University of Michigan researchers has set a new efficiency record for color-neutral, transparent solar cells.

    Learn more about this new carbon-based design

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • Surveillance testing

    In this video, Emily Martin, associate professor of epidemiology , who is guiding the development of the U-M COVID-19 Community Sampling and Tracking program, describes its intent. The purpose of the opt-in, voluntary program is to monitor levels of COVID-19 in the community of people who are symptomatic and to help U-M better target interventions.

    Learn more about this program

Our Fall Semester Plans

The University of Michigan is offering an innovative, public health-informed, in-person semester this fall. In order to make this possible, there are many new health and safety measures taking place across the U-M campus to protect our students, faculty and staff.

Latest Updates

  • Stay up-to-date on the most recent messages from leadership, major announcements and campus status information on our Campus Maize & Blueprint site.

See status updates

Living + Learning

  • Learn how campus life at U-M has been reimagined for the fall — everything from course formats and the academic calendar to the use of space in classrooms, dorms and dining halls.

View info for students + families

Health + Safety

  • Discover how U-M students, faculty and staff are Taking Care of Maize & Blue by following safety measures to keep their friends, family and communities healthy during these challenging times.

Learn about safety efforts

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