pandemic

  1. May 7, 2022

    Fauci to comeback graduates: Fight ‘the normalization of untruths’

    Anthony Fauci encouraged U-M’s Comeback Commencement crowd to challenge untruths and push back on the “egregious distortion of reality” that permeates social media and “so-called news organizations.”

  2. February 2, 2022

    Pandemic put emphasis on work passion over financial security

    Job instability during the COVID-19 pandemic saw millions of workers place greater importance on work passion rather than financial security, a U-M study shows.

  3. 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.

  4. October 20, 2021

    Comeback Commencement for 2020 graduates set for May 7

    A 2020 Comeback Commencement Ceremony on May 7 at Michigan Stadium will honor Class of 2020 graduates who missed out on their ceremony because of the coronavirus pandemic.

  5. October 19, 2021

    New $13.8M center will study infectious diseases, pandemics

    The U-M Biosciences Initiative is awarding $13.8 million over five years to the new Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats, to allow researchers to work across disciplines on infectious disease preparedness and response.

  6. March 12, 2021

    Fall plan to include most classes in person, open residence halls

    The U-M community will return to campus this fall with most classes taught in person, residence halls open at nearly 80 percent capacity, athletic events with fans in the stands, and the campus abuzz with activity.

  7. 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.

  8. March 9, 2021

    Construction to resume on new hospital at Michigan Medicine

    Michigan Medicine has received approval to restart construction on its new, state-of-the-art hospital, which was paused in March 2020 during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. 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.

  10. February 25, 2021

    Faculty and students address health disparities, social inequities

    As the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black communities, U-M faculty, students and staff have worked to explore these inequities and identify ways to advocate for and implement change.