• 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.

    Learn more about this pilot project

  • 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.

    Learn more about the Maize & Blue Cupboard

  • 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.

    Learn more about this 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.

    Learn more about student veterans

  • Maize & Blueprint — Current Campus Status
  • Board of Regents meeting

    The U-M Board of Regents will conduct a virtual meeting that is consistent with Gov. Whitmer’s executive directive regarding public meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting will provide for public participation while maintaining appropriate social distancing. The meeting will take place at 4:30pm today. Regents and university leaders will participate virtually, through call-in options.

    View the livestream

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.

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 — everything from course formats and the academic calendar to the use of space in classrooms, dorms and dining halls.

View info for students + families

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

Happening @ Michigan

Academic Calendar

    • Dec 8
    Classes end fall term
    • Dec 9, 12-13
    Study days
    • Dec 10-11, 14-18
    Examinations
    • Jan 18
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • Jan 19
    Classes begin

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