• Origami microbots

    Origami principles can unlock the potential of the smallest robots, enhancing speed, agility and control in machines no more than a centimeter in size. U-M researchers have demonstrated that behavioral rules underpinning the Japanese art of folding can expand the capabilities of these machines, creating potential for greater use in fields as diverse as medical equipment and infrastructure sensing.

    Learn more about this research

  • A parliament of owls

    Are you wondering WHOOO took first place and is thereby named the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology’s photographer at large for 2019—2020? Look no further than graduate student John David Curlis, who was on the prowl for owls with camera in tow when this parliament serendipitously peeked from their arboreal nest.

    View the EEB Photographer at Large photos

  • Helping K-5 Students Thrive Online

    K-5 teachers and students throughout Michigan are building thriving learning communities online by using free deeply-digital, standards-aligned curricula and platform developed by the U-M Center for Digital Curricula. The center’s highly-interactive, inquiry-oriented, colorful, visual curricula engages students and supports synchronous collaboration, whether they are at home or at their school.

    Learn more and view other U-M: Stories of our State

  • Wolverine Culture of Care

    To provide the best campus experience possible in the context of this historic threat to the health and well-being of all, we understand that consistently making safe and healthy choices to keep the entire community as safe as possible is a collective responsibility shared by students, faculty, staff and Ann Arbor residents.

    View the commitment

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • Pop-up testing quickly identifies more than 220 negative results

    University Health Service (UHS), in collaboration with campus partners, began implementing an array of demonstrated public health and safety measures, in addition to launching new tactics to quickly address the first identified cluster of COVID-19 cases in on-campus housing at South Quad late last week.

    Learn more about this rapid testing

Our Fall Semester Plans

The University of Michigan is offering an innovative, public health-informed semester this fall. 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.

Latest Updates

  • Stay up-to-date on the most recent messages from leadership, major announcements and campus status information on our Campus Maize & Blueprint site.

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Living + Learning

  • Learn how campus life at U-M has been reimagined for the fall — everything from course formats and the academic calendar to the use of space in classrooms, dorms and dining halls.

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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.

Learn about safety efforts

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