The 2021 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium will feature a different format from past years, but with the same emphasis on the message and lessons of the late civil rights leader. This year’s symposium begins with a keynote at 10 a.m. Jan. 18 and is built around the theme “Where Do We Go From Here?” It is a largely virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Learn more about the 2021 Symposium

  • Mapping quantum structures with light

    A new tool that uses light to map out the electronic structures of crystals could reveal the capabilities of emerging quantum materials and pave the way for advanced energy technologies and quantum computers, according to researchers at the University of Michigan, University of Regensburg and University of Marburg.

    Learn more about this research

  • Range-doubling batteries

    Lithium metal batteries, capable of doubling the capacity of today’s standard lithium-ion cells, can be built utilizing much of the current battery manufacturing system, a finding from U-M researchers that removes a major hurdle for automakers looking to embrace the next major evolution in energy storage technology for electric vehicles.

    Learn more about this technology

  • In case you missed it

    During an unprecedented fall semester, many events, exhibitions and performances at U-M shifted to a virtual format. Many of these creative presentations are still available to enjoy online.

    Part 2 of our recommended holiday break viewing list

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • COVID-19 Vaccine update

    Michigan Medicine will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline essential workers at U-M who work outside the health system, as well as employees and established patients who are 65 or older, beginning Jan. 11. Any U-M employees and students who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are urged to complete the university’s Blue Queue questionnaire and create a health portal account.

    Learn more about vaccine distribution

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

    • Feb 24
    Well-being break
    • Mar 14
    University Honors Convocation
    • Mar 23
    Well-being break
    • Apr 20
    Classes end
    • Apr 21, 24-25
    Study days

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