January 20, 2021

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  1. January 17, 2021

    Social exclusion, career limitations hinder LGBTQ in STEM

    LGBTQ professionals in STEM fields are more likely to experience career limitations, social exclusion and harassment, and devaluation of their scientific and technical knowledge than non-LGBTQ peers.

  2. January 17, 2021

    Moving back

    While a majority of U-M undergraduates will attend classes remotely this semester, due to restrictions driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, some students who need to be on campus moved back into residence halls over the weekend. Occupancy is down from 6,400 students in the fall to approximately 1,200 undergraduates for the winter semester. All students…
  3. January 15, 2021

    Keeping COVID-19 in check during the winter term

    U-M’s Campus Health Response Committee has finalized several efforts to support the university’s comprehensive winter term plan to deal with the global COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. January 15, 2021

    Feedback continuing on interim sexual misconduct policy

    U-M is moving this month into the second phase of community engagement on the umbrella policy for addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct and related procedures that was initially vetted with the community last fall.

  5. January 14, 2021

    More patients will get hospital-level care at home

    A new approval from the federal agency that oversees Medicare means more Michigan Medicine patients will soon be able to receive high-quality, innovative care at home.

  6. January 14, 2021

    Revised conflicts of interest in research policy effective Feb. 1

    The Institutional Conflict of Interest Committee has approved a revised version of the Office of the President’s Policy for Institutional Conflicts of Interest in Research.

  7. January 14, 2021

    Discussions set for carbon neutrality draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality and campus sustainability groups are convening multiple upcoming virtual events to discuss the commission’s draft recommendations.

  8. January 13, 2021

    OVPR seeks nominees for research faculty, staff awards

    The U-M Office of the Vice President for Research is accepting nominations for three research faculty awards and three research staff awards. Nominations for the annual awards are due Feb. 15.

  9. January 13, 2021

    Dell to be U-M’s new strategic supplier for computer hardware

    Dell Technologies has been selected as U-M’s new strategic supplier for computer hardware, which includes laptops, PCs, monitors, keyboards and other equipment. The contract goes into effect Jan. 18.

  10. January 13, 2021

    U-M scholars awarded $10M in Mellon Foundation grants

    U-M has been awarded two $5 million grants through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grants, led by professors Stephanie Fryberg and Earl Lewis, will fund projects that focus on addressing racial inequity.