September 29, 2020

COVID-19

  1. September 28, 2020

    Virus prompts U-M to cancel winter 2021 study abroad programs

    U-M is suspending its undergraduate study abroad programs for the 2021 winter term due to ongoing concerns about COVID-19, continued travel restrictions and the planning time needed for students.

  2. September 28, 2020

    Last-resort life support option helps save COVID-19 patients

    An international study led by a U-M researcher shows the life-support option known as ECMO appears to be saving the lives of many critically ill COVID-19 patients who receive it.

  3. September 28, 2020

    Caution and connection with in-person classes

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, fall classes are being delivered in a mix of remote, in-person and hybrid formats, and instructors and students must be prepared for format shifts at any point.

  4. September 24, 2020

    New data on COVID-19 dashboard offers clearer picture of virus

    In response to suggestions from the campus community, U-M has further refined its COVID-19 dashboard with several new pieces of information about the virus’ impact on the university.

  5. September 23, 2020

    U-M COVID-19 dashboard earns ‘A’ rating from researchers

    A team of Yale and Harvard researchers has given U-M’s COVID-19 data dashboard an “A” grade for being easy to read, sharing data trends and identifying how many students are in isolation or quarantine.

  6. September 23, 2020

    Movement science students test latest tech in on-campus course

    Students in an advanced kinesiology class this fall are using the latest technology to study how movement and function impact health during workouts with and without a face covering.

  7. September 22, 2020

    COVID-19 app built at U-M helps businesses stay open

    A COVID-19 symptom checklist web app developed at U-M is helping more than 2,500 Michigan employers, including small businesses, meet state requirements to screen employees each day.

  8. September 21, 2020

    Further testing finds negative results at COVID-19 cluster site

    COVID-19 tests on students residing on two specific floors of the South Quad residence hall, identified as the primary location of a disease cluster, had found no additional cases as of Sept. 21.

  9. September 18, 2020

    U-M provides clarity on public health notifications, case investigation

    Stopping the spread of COVID-19 on a university campus is a collective effort, requiring various units and departments — some not commonly known to the campus community — working behind the scenes to get the work done.

  10. September 18, 2020

    University refocuses Wolverine Culture of Care

    U-M’s Wolverine Culture of Care is moving into its next phase of educating the campus community regarding best practices for stemming the spread of the coronavirus.