Symphony of Forgotten Geniuses
In her new book, Singing Like Germans, Kira Thurman tells the story of the Black classical musicians in Central Europe whose compositions, performances, and hidden histories deserve our ears.
Caring Throughout Crisis
Charles Williams II, pastor of the Historic King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit, has mobilized hundreds of people to make sure the city's most vulnerable are cared for. As he pursues his doctorate in social work and sociology at U-M, he’s been researching how neighborhood-level Black churches can play an important role in connecting underserved populations with the resources they need.
Robotically fabricated timber structure
A new structure at U-M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens brings leading-edge fabrication research to the public space. Led by Arash Adel, assistant professor of architecture at U-M’s Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, the timber pavilion—known as Robotically Fabricated Structure, or RFS—explores new responsible and precise methods of construction.
When considering options for completing his degree, Dominic Petersen knew that — thanks to its wealth of resources and veteran-specific programs — one route stood out among the rest. When Dominic arrived on campus, he joined nearly 1,000 other military-connected students, comprising a valued and vital component of the campus community.
Campus Maize & Blueprint
The University of Michigan’s comprehensive plan incorporates public health guidance, lessons learned and extensive feedback from our community. Many safety measures are in place to support a robust in-person experience for our students, faculty and staff.
- All community members who enter U-M buildings or attend on-campus events are required to complete the ResponsiBLUE daily symptom check.
- 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 those who are not fully vaccinated on campus.
- All students, faculty and staff on the three U-M campuses, as well as at Michigan Medicine, are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to submit their vaccination information to the university.
- Growing water affordability crisis touches all Michiganders, urban and rural
- U-M Clements Library acquires rare hand-drawn map of Detroit from 1761, pursues crowdfunding
- Changing weather patterns mix up the size, duration of annual Chesapeake Bay dead zone
- Natural COVID-19 infections protect against SARS-CoV-2, gamma and delta variants
- New art installation at U-M Museum of Natural History explores unseen world of microorganisms
- The Conversation: Most school shooters get their guns from home—and during the pandemic, the number of firearms in households with teenagers went up
- Commentary: Supreme Court justices could overturn Roe v. Wade over one word
- Q&A: The next phase of business sustainability will require major change in attitudes, policies
- Podcast: Insider giving, with Ross School's Cindy Schipani
- Michigan Minds: How self-compassion helps leaders and teams
In The News
- Quartz Can the UK really force Facebook to sell Giphy?
- WDET Radio Everything we know and don't know about the omicron variant
- Bloomberg Government 'Backwater' intelligence office faces test under Biden nominee
- Washington Post Economists may be upbeat, but consumers don't live by data points
Happening @ Michigan
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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