May 8, 2023
University’s COVID-19 response entering new phase
The comprehensive health and safety response that U-M created during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic will transition to a new phase this week, affecting employee benefits, as well as COVID testing on campus.
May 2, 2023
Free at-home COVID-19 antigen tests still available
The U-M COVID-19 Community Sampling and Tracking Program has free rapid antigen test kits available available for pickup through May 12 at the CSTP sites at Pierpont Commons and Blau Hall.
April 18, 2023
Survey explores COVID-19 stigma and mental health
More than a third of Michigan adults who have had COVID-19 report being treated badly due to their infection, say U-M researchers.
March 28, 2023
Wastewater dashboard expands monitoring in five communities
A public dashboard that tracks pathogens detected in wastewater in Ann Arbor, Flint, Jackson, Tecumseh and Ypsilanti recently added monitoring for monkeypox, influenza-A, norovirus GII and respiratory syncytial virus.
March 13, 2023
Loneliness, isolation down but still high among older adults
After three years of pandemic living, loneliness, isolation and lack of social contact have finally started to decline among older adults, U-M’s National Poll on Healthy Aging shows.
March 8, 2023
WHO director-general to receive Thomas Francis Jr. Medal on March 13
U-M will award its Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, during an in-person ceremony March 13.
February 20, 2023
U-M leaders announce COVID-19 policy changes
U-M announced that effective Feb. 20, 2023, only UM-Ann Arbor students living in Michigan Housing are required to report COVID-19 vaccination.
February 8, 2023
U-M researchers helping to develop machine for N95 masks
The N95 mask shortage that exacerbated the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 won’t be repeated if a university-industry partnership succeeds. The $3 million effort aims to develop better respirators with new manufacturing processes.
January 24, 2023
Study: Anti-Chinese bias harms Asian American businesses
An increase in anti-Chinese sentiment has led to consumer discrimination against Asian American-owned small businesses, according to new U-M research explored in this Q&A.
January 23, 2023
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