2022 MLK SYMPOSIUM
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium provides opportunities to participate in lectures, live performances, exhibits, workshops and community service projects sponsored by academic and non-academic units, student and staff organizations and community groups. The theme of the 2022 MLK Symposium is “This is America.”
A new frontier
On a normal day, during a normal year, the U-M Library’s popular Computer & Video Game Archive is abuzz with activity. Located in the basement of the Duderstadt Center on U-M’s North Campus, the CVGA has continued to maintain its dual mission of providing users access to their game collection while also preserving them for future research and scholarship.
Detroit River narratives
For a long time, the importance of the Detroit River to the history and identity of southeast Michigan has not been recognized by many area residents. U-M's Detroit River Story Lab leverages the resources of the university community and local organizations to research and amplify stories of the Detroit River to bring its rich history and current challenges to life for the local community.
In an effort to fight loneliness and bring generations together, U-M alum Emily Lerner founded Perfect Pair in 2020 — an organization that matches seniors at assisted living facilities with college students who have similar interests. So far, Perfect Pair has made 52 matches with 100 college student volunteers in seven partner communities in Ann Arbor, Farmington Hills, Northville and Saline.
- Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
Regents remove Schlissel as president; appoint Coleman as interim leader
The Board of Regents has voted unanimously to immediately remove President Mark S. Schlissel as president of the university and to appoint former U-M President Mary Sue Coleman as interim president.Read more
Campus Maize & Blueprint
The University of Michigan’s comprehensive plan incorporates public health guidance, lessons learned and extensive feedback from our community. Many safety measures are in place to support a robust in-person experience for our students, faculty and staff.
- All community members who enter U-M buildings or attend on-campus events are required to complete the ResponsiBLUE daily symptom check.
- 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 those who are not fully vaccinated on campus.
- All students, faculty and staff on the three U-M campuses, as well as at Michigan Medicine, are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit their vaccination information to the university.
- New photonic effect could speed drug development
- Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument creates largest 3D map of the cosmos
- Sustainability goals advance alongside carbon neutrality efforts
- Mainstream news more reliable than social, alternative media for accurate health information
- 1,000-cycle lithium-sulfur battery could quintuple electric vehicle ranges
- Commentary: Detroit has once-in-a-lifetime chance to spur home ownership
- Q&A: Vaccine mandate will likely have little impact on health care worker staffing shortage
- Q&A: Views on politics, science have driven public response to pandemic
- Opinion: Lung failure leads to COVID tragedies, but lung disease was a crisis even before the pandemic
- Analysis: The Kazakhstan protests escalated quickly. Here's why.
In The News
- NBC News Goodbye 'godsend': Expiration of child tax credits hits home
- Associated Press Fox News, others seek access to report on voting machines
- Reuters India's new COVID-19 rules aim to free up resources but carry risks
- MLive Republicans who falsified Michigan electoral college vote under scrutiny from Congress, Attorney General
Happening @ Michigan
- Jan 17 Honoring the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.: MLK and The Lighthouse Effect
- Jan 17 MCSP presents the the 16th Annual MLK Circle of Unity
- Jan 17 Sky Tonight
- Jan 21 Big Astronomy
All Michigan, all the time
There’s always something amazing happening at Michigan. Whether it’s on campus or around the world, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are out seizing the day. A sampling of images captured over the years is shown in the gallery below.
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