Sensor technology aims to extend the life of aging pipelines
U-M researchers are collaborating with the Great Lakes Water Authority and engineering firm Structural Technologies on a pilot project in the Motor City that harnesses the power of smart infrastructure sensors and innovative lining technologies. That combination could bolster the structural integrity of water pipelines and alert the utility ahead of line ruptures.
This is how you feed potential
Food insecurity is top of mind these days, thanks to the economic devastation wrought by COVID-19. Feeding America statistics show from the beginning of March 2020 through the end of June, food banks nationwide distributed more than 1.9 billion meals to people facing hunger in the United States.
chimps prioritize positive relationships
Humans prioritize close, positive relationships during aging, which can support physical and mental health. But these social aging behaviors are also found in wild chimpanzees, who seek interactions with other group members in increasingly positive ways as they get older, according to a new study.
Finding belonging on campus
While Lydia Pinkham’s journey to Ann Arbor may be uncommon, the story of how she found success on campus is resoundingly familiar. Pinkham served in the United States Coast Guard as a Petty Officer Machinery Technician Second Class. She was stationed in Seattle, Virginia, and Florida, and deployed for missions to places like the Bering Sea and the Central Pacific along Central and South America.
- Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
Winter Term 2021 Plan
The University of Michigan has developed a comprehensive plan for Winter Term incorporating public health guidance, lessons learned from the Fall Semester and extensive feedback and engagement with the community.Learn more about the plan
Campus Maize & Blueprint
The University of Michigan is offering an innovative, public health-informed semester. 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.
- Stay up-to-date on the most recent messages from leadership, major announcements and campus status information on our Campus Maize & Blueprint site.
Living + Learning
- Learn how campus life at U-M has been reimagined — everything from course formats and the academic calendar to the use of space in classrooms, dorms and dining halls.
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.
- More than half of adults over 50 say they’ll get COVID-19 vaccination, but many want to wait
- New virtual U-M exhibition reexamines photography of midwest Native people, tribes
- Consumer sentiment: Turning ‘Bah Humbug’ into ‘Happy Holidays’
- Ross student raises 30K to build school in Malawi
- Lab courses balance hands-on learning, safety during COVID-19
- Commentary: The struggle to document COVID-19 for future generations
- Q&A: Conversational assistants could be used to improve African American health around COVID-19
- Q&A: How chaplains in the US are helping deal with existential crises during a pandemic
- WATCH LIVE 12/2: Infectious disease expert Arnold Monto will address COVID-19 vaccine development
- WATCH LIVE 12/2: 'Research Universities and the Public Good in the Time of COVID-19'
In The News
- WDET Radio High water levels on tap this winter as November marks the start of a new water year
- Bridge Magazine Forecasts say Michigan's economy will still be recovering in 2023
- Inside Higher Ed Pass-fail hardball
- Inverse There are two way of using social media—and one is actually good for you
Happening @ Michigan
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) events may have been moved online, rescheduled, or canceled. Visit Happening@Michigan for updates.
- Dec 2 Community College Summer Research Fellowship Info Sessions
- Dec 3 CoderSpaces (Thursdays)
- Dec 4 La Tertulia Virtual
- Dec 7 CoderSpaces (Mondays)
- Dec 7 International Institute Webinar. The MIRS Advantage — Masters in International and Regional Studies
- Jan 22 LSA Bonderman Fellowship Info Session
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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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