Unseen world of microorganisms
With COVID-19, microorganisms have dramatically migrated from natural science and medicine onto center stage in politics, history, and civil society. Through the artistry of Jim Cogswell, microorganisms can be seen in a delightful and colorful expression on the windows of the U-M Museum of Natural History.
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.
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.
- MLK Symposium built on theme of ‘This is America’
- Be grateful: It may improve your health
- Magnets with a twist: Researchers engineer magnetic complexity into atomically thin magnets
- 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
- Opinion: The Great Resignation won't last forever
- The Conversation: Pregnancy apps, online spaces fail to support individuals grieving pregnancy loss
- The Conversation: US biofuel mandate helps farmers, does little for energy security and harms environment
- 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
In The News
- CNN Investigators question what school knew before shooting
- The Atlantic What's really behind global vaccine hesitancy
- DBusiness US Energy Department invests $3.4M in U-M-developed solar projects
- Christian Science Monitor Three questions: How often are parents charged in school shootings?
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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