Michigan Medicine was able to respond to the rapidly growing interest in telehealth visits by streamlining operations and quickly training more providers. In addition to expanding telemedicine programs, U-M is also researching ways to improve virtual care and make it more accessible to all.
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.
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.
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.
- Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
New state allocation strategy limits U-M COVID-19 vaccine rollout
The state of Michigan has revised its strategy for distributing COVID-19 vaccine doses in an effort to achieve a balance of efficiency, effectiveness and equity and target those populations most at-risk.Learn more about the new state allocation strategy
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.
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- Civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson to speak at Spring Commencement
- U-M offers global learning community new events, opportunities
- Vaping marijuana linked to more symptoms of lung damage than vaping or smoking nicotine
- Most older adults, especially women, haven't gotten checked for hearing loss
- Parents depressed by pandemic had negative impact on kids' education, well-being
- Faculty Q&A: Management should be a calling to do good by serving, not merely accumulating
- U-M expert tells lawmakers: Equity needs to go hand-in-hand with innovation in energy, climate
- LISTEN: The inequitable impact of the environment on health
- Commentary: Will the Supreme Court gut the Voting Rights Act?
- Commentary: The key to passing climate policy? Rein in (or win over) utilities monopolies.
In The News
- Detroit News 5 of 6 Whitmer kidnapping suspects shunned voting
- Refinery29 What if the new dream job is no job at all?
- Daily Express (U.K.) Cinnamon's antimicrobial properties may burn the belly fat
- WXYZ/Detroit One dose? Two? A booster? The science behind COVID-19 vaccine dosing
Happening @ Michigan
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) events may have been moved online, rescheduled, or canceled. Visit Happening@Michigan for updates.
- Mar 5 UMMAA Brown Bag Lecture Series: Life in the Center: Investigating Residential Contexts at Letchworth Mounds (8JE337)
- Mar 5 Jad Abumrad: Making “Dolly Parton’s America”
- Apr 15 DEI Workshop: Hired-In
- Mar 5 2021 Major/Minor Expo
- Mar 5 La Tertulia Virtual
- Mar 5 Winter 2021 Colloquia Series
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- Apr 22-23, 26-29
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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