June 18, 2021

public health

  1. April 27, 2021

    How countries on five continents responded to the pandemic

    U-M faculty members Scott Greer and Elizabeth King analyzed early government responses from 34 countries to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic and how those decisions impacted their citizens’ health and lives.

  2. February 1, 2021

    Holiday public health measures likely saved lives in state, researchers say

    Increased social distance measures over Thanksgiving and Christmas might have prevented more than 100,000 coronavirus cases in Michigan, according to preliminary findings by the School of Public Health.

  3. November 15, 2020

    Latest state order imposes further restrictions on campus activity

    The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.

  4. November 6, 2020

    Plans announced for winter semester academics, housing, increased testing

    The university has announced plans for the 2021 winter semester that include more remote courses, fewer undergraduates living on campus and more widely available COVID-19 testing.

  5. October 5, 2020

    New state, Washtenaw County orders continue COVID-19 measures

    Michigan and Washtenaw County health officials have announced emergency measures to keep COVID-19 prevention and control strategies in place following a Michigan Supreme Court ruling last week.

  6. October 5, 2020

    U-M architects design a table for 12, working six feet apart

    Faculty and students at the Taubman Collage of Architecture and Urban Planning recently created an outdoor, socially distanced instructional space at the Art and Architecture Building’s inner courtyard.

  7. September 18, 2020

    U-M provides clarity on public health notifications, case investigation

    Stopping the spread of COVID-19 on a university campus is a collective effort, requiring various units and departments — some not commonly known to the campus community — working behind the scenes to get the work done.

  8. May 27, 2020

    Schlissel: U-M committed to delivering ‘best education possible’ for fall semester

    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.

  9. March 23, 2020

    Schlissel outlines university operations under new state order

    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.”

  10. March 19, 2020

    How to think about coronavirus like a public health expert

    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.