coronavirus

  1. March 29, 2022

    Households better financially at year end than pre-pandemic

    U.S. households were in a better financial position, on average, at the end of last year than in 2019, despite widespread joblessness and economic uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. March 9, 2022

    Study: Returning workers increase optimism about COVID-19 safety

    As people inch closer to returning to work after staying home during the pandemic, they tend to downplay the risks of getting a COVID-19 infection, according to new research.

  3. January 27, 2022

    University’s COVID-19 booster deadline approaching

    More than 38,000 individuals on U-M’s three campuses have been verified as receiving their COVID-19 booster ahead of the Feb. 4 deadline.

  4. January 25, 2022

    Neighborhoods play role in older adults’ pandemic experience

    U-M researchers found that some older adults reported less social interaction and diminished relationships with their neighbors during the pandemic, while others reported more.

  5. January 25, 2022

    Q&A: What do we know about the omicron variant?

    Laraine Washer, professor of internal medicine, answers some common questions about the highly contagious omicron variant and what being infected means.

  6. January 24, 2022

    Lockdowns saved lives, but not a go-to strategy moving forward

    A study led by U-M shows the lockdowns implemented in the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic saved lives, but the decision to use them is much more nuanced.

  7. January 3, 2022

    U-M outlines COVID-19 measures for winter semester

    U-M has updated its COVID-19 health and safety measures — including enhanced indoor masking policies and new quarantine and isolation guidelines — as students prepare to begin the winter semester.

  8. April 12, 2021

    State virus dashboard to include disparities, vaccination data

    Michigan residents soon will be able to search the number of coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths by race, ethnicity, age and gender through an expanded MI Safe Start dashboard.

  9. March 11, 2021

    Commemorating the loss and lessons of COVID’s first year

    As U-M marks the one-year anniversary of having our lives changed by the COVID-19 pandemic, several events over the next few days offer opportunities for the campus to reflect and remember.

  10. February 26, 2021

    Salary, hiring freezes to ease with approved FY ’22 budget

    When the new fiscal year begins, and subject to budget approval, U-M employees will again be eligible for merit raises and campus units will be able to begin to fill critical faculty and staff vacancies.