May 27, 2020
The university is working with leading public health experts to mitigate COVID-19 risks in preparation for an in-person fall semester, while developing contingency plans for high-quality remote learning.
March 23, 2020
President Mark Schlissel says all U-M employees should now work remotely “unless your unit needs you on campus to maintain the work we’ve identified as critical to our mission.”
March 19, 2020
Patricia Wren, a public health professor at UM-Dearborn, weighs in on why the current COVID-19 disruptions to daily lives are necessary, and why people should probably prepare for the long haul.
February 4, 2020
U-M has posted answers to a broad range of frequently asked questions associated with the rapidly changing situation surrounding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.
February 2, 2020
President Donald Trump has declared the 2019 novel coronavirus presents a public health emergency in the United States. U-M is monitoring developments and posting updates on its Key Issues page.
January 27, 2020
While the immediate health risk to the general public in the United States is considered low, U-M officials are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel coronavirus first detected in China.
October 2, 2019
A partnership among residents of Detroit’s Delray neighborhood, community leaders, and U-M researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.
April 29, 2019
During her second week conducting a study on pediatric HIV in Durban, South Africa, Leseliey Welch walked into one of the local hospital rooms to witness a young mother crying over her infant’s crib. “That day is when I realized that health is about more than doctors,” said Welch.