• Ancient grains

    The Kelsey Museum at the University of Michigan contains ancient grains and other food material from Karanis, Egypt, originally excavated by U-M in the 1920s. Working with universities from Belgium, U-M will study the material and reassess the notion that the ancient diet was predominantly malnourished.

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  • Smarter 3D printing

    3D printers may soon get better at producing intricate metal and plastic parts, thanks to new software developed at the University of Michigan that reduces harmful heat buildup in laser powder bed fusion printers.

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  • Urban agriculture

    Gardens on Detroit’s Lower Eastside, which has one of the city’s highest vacancy levels, play an important role in reducing neighborhood blight and have the potential to provide other significant benefits to residents in the future, according to the new study.

    Learn more about this study

  • Hail to the comeback graduates!

    Anthony Fauci encouraged U-M’s Comeback Commencement crowd to challenge untruths and push back on the “egregious distortion of reality” that permeates social media and “so-called news organizations.”

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Campus COVID-19 Response

May 13, 2022, Campus COVID-19 Update

Washtenaw County’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 community level is now at “high.” Masking indoors is recommended by the CDC for areas with a “high” COVID-19 community level. Masking remains optional under U-M policy for most areas on the Ann Arbor campus – except while in patient care areas and COVID-19 testing sitesAdditional actions the community can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses include: staying home if sick; getting vaccinated against COVID-19, including boosters when eligible; and getting tested before attending social activities or following close contact exposures. The deadline to report vaccination information for incoming M Housing residents for the fall term is approaching on May 15; submit information here. For all other incoming Fall 2022 students, the deadline to submit information is July 15.

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The University of Michigan has COVID-19 policies and guidance in place to support robust in-person experiences for our students, faculty and staff.

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