1. September 29, 2021

    SACUA appoints new members for COVID-19 Faculty Council

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has announced the 17 members of a council that will meet regularly with President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins.  

  2. September 27, 2021

    DEI Summit to explore structural racism amid COVID-19

    U-M’s 2021 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Summit will explore the interwoven nature of COVID-19 and structural racism and how, in order to solve either issue, both must be addressed.

  3. September 23, 2021

    Ann Arbor campus COVID activity trending downward

    The number of COVID-19 cases on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus is trending downward as the university community rounds out its first month of a more traditional fall experience with robust in-person teaching and events. 

  4. September 15, 2021

    COVID antibodies reduce reinfection risk for up to six months

    A Michigan Medicine study found that most patients with mild COVID-19 infections produce antibodies that persist and protect them from reinfection for up to six months.

  5. September 15, 2021

    COVID-19 disproportionately affected state’s essential workers

    A disproportionate share of COVID-19 cases among working adults in Michigan were in the health care and social assistance industries, according to a new U-M survey.

  6. September 14, 2021

    U-M ends general COVID-19 notifications for classrooms

    The university has discontinued its broad, generalized COVID-19 case notifications for classrooms and building spaces following recent changes to state guidance and community feedback that the notices were confusing and of limited benefit.

  7. September 8, 2021

    U-M Library updates service information for fall semester

    This fall library visitors can expect in-person and remote services, open and by-reservation study spaces, and a fully circulating collection, with pickup at multiple locations and delivery to campus addresses.

  8. August 30, 2021

    U-M updates metrics used to monitor spread of COVID-19

    U-M has updated the set of COVID-19 Campus Response Metrics it will closely monitor to help determine whether “more intensive local or campuswide policies” are recommended to slow the spread of the virus.

  9. August 30, 2021

    Study: Survivors’ plasma of no benefit to new COVID-19 patients

    A new study authored by a U-M researcher found that COVID-19 convalescent plasma did not prevent disease progression in an at-risk group of COVID patients when administered within one week of their symptoms.

  10. August 30, 2021

    Faculty members approach new year with guarded sense of hope

    After a year-and-a-half of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, students, faculty and staff have returned to U-M awash in hope for a more normal school year.