August 08, 2020

All Headlines

  1. August 6, 2020

    University Unions set to reopen with new safety protocols

    The Michigan Union and Pierpont Commons will open for limited hours Aug. 10 and the Michigan League will open Aug. 17. All unions will follow MCard access protocols.

  2. August 6, 2020

    UM-Flint receives $300K to support local economic development

    UM-Flint has received a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration grant to support regional economic development strategies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  3. August 6, 2020

    Search begins for vice president for government relations

    President Mark Schlissel has appointed an eight-member advisory committee to assist in the search process for a successor to Cynthia H. Wilbanks, who will retire as vice president for government relations.

  4. August 6, 2020

    Stephen Ross, Jeff Blau give $6M for Ross School diversity initiatives

    Stephen M. Ross and Jeff T. Blau have committed $6 million to help the Stephen M. Ross School of Business further its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

  5. August 6, 2020

    University HR urges continued workplace flexibility

    As school districts announce decisions about K-12 education, University Human Resources acknowledged the continuing challenges of child care and work-life balance and urged supervisors to remain flexible.

  6. August 4, 2020

    Students help communities with COVID-19 challenges

    Led by the School of Information, Citizen Interaction Design pairs students from across the university’s school and colleges with civic leaders to work on enhancing community engagement. 

  7. August 3, 2020

    Student Life updates students about fall procedures

    U-M students preparing to return to campus for a hybrid model of remote and in-person instruction this fall are being informed of new procedures to minimize the impact of COVID-19.

  8. August 3, 2020

    Schlissel apologizes to all affected by Philbert misconduct, for U-M failings

    President Mark Schlissel on Aug. 3 apologized “to everyone affected by Martin Philbert’s misconduct and for our institution’s failings” days after a report detailed nearly two decades of sexual misconduct.

  9. August 2, 2020

    Ginsberg Center on civic engagement during the pandemic

    In an episode of the Michigan Minds podcast, Ginsberg Center staff discuss living up to its mission of cultivating equitable partnerships between communities and U-M during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  10. July 31, 2020

    Report details decades of sexual misconduct by former provost Philbert

    An independent investigation into the allegations of misconduct by former provost Martin Philbert found two decades of sexual harassment, and instances where the university could have taken more action to investigate him.