September 7, 2020
The Graduate Employees’ Organization, representing about 2,000 U-M graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants, has voted to go on strike. U-M says the action violates GEO’s contract and state law.
August 30, 2020
As students returned to campus over the past week, the usual scenes of residence hall move-ins and friends meeting up on campus were punctuated by that emblem of our unusual times — the required face covering.
August 29, 2020
Some faculty members said during a Faculty Senate meeting that the U-M’s COVID-19 pandemic response plans for the fall semester are inefficient and not transparent enough. They want a shift to all-virtual instruction.
August 24, 2020
U-M leaders are urging students returning to the Ann Arbor campus for the fall semester to follow social distancing guidelines, wear face coverings and stay home when sick to preserve as much in-person instruction as possible.
August 18, 2020
In an email to Ann Arbor faculty and staff, President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan Collins outlined U-M’s coronavirus testing regimen, its rationale and underlying considerations.
August 11, 2020
The Big Ten Conference announced Aug. 11 that it is postponing all fall sports competition and conference championships due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
August 3, 2020
U-M students preparing to return to campus for a hybrid model of remote and in-person instruction this fall are being informed of new procedures to minimize the impact of COVID-19.
July 29, 2020
U-M’s libraries are preparing for a public health-informed in-residence fall semester. Learn more about the steps library officials are taking now and into the new semester.
July 14, 2020
The Trump administration has rescinded a rule that would have required international students across the United States to take in-person classes this fall or face possible deportation.
July 9, 2020
U-M will test students for coronavirus, allow highly at-risk faculty to teach remotely, and implement other measures aimed at keeping people safe while preserving as much in-person instruction as possible this fall.