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  1. October 23, 2023

    University HR focuses on new framework for today’s work world

    U-M is working to develop clear descriptions of workplace expectations and support for current and prospective employees amid changes prompted by the public health landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. March 9, 2022

    Study: Returning workers increase optimism about COVID-19 safety

    As people inch closer to returning to work after staying home during the pandemic, they tend to downplay the risks of getting a COVID-19 infection, according to new research.

  3. November 22, 2021

    Empowering Blue aims to improve workplace environment, innovation

    Empowering Blue, created in  November 2020, is a way for U-M staff and faculty from across the university to network, swap ideas and share best practices about workplace improvement and innovation.

  4. July 13, 2021

    UHR issues updated guidance for remote and on-site work

    As more U-M employees return to working on-site and as state health guidelines change, University Human Resources has guidance and resources to help manage the transition.

  5. May 7, 2021

    Unit leaders will determine gradual employee return-to-campus plans

    Faculty and staff who have been working remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic will begin a gradual return to more on-site work in coming months at the direction of their unit’s leaders.

  6. April 13, 2021

    Extended state workplace restrictions unlikely to change U-M plans

    U-M officials said the extension of state workplace restrictions announced by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are not likely to affect current on-site campus work or plans to gradually resume on-site work in the coming months.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. August 31, 2020

    Programs to help employees thrive in the workplace

    Here are some of the ways U-M faculty and staff can pursue their goals and seek support outside of the cubicle, and hear from professionals about how health and well-being can be an integral part of the workplace.

  10. April 2, 2020

    Assistance, resources, activities and ways to help from a social distance

    With many U-M faculty and staff members working remotely, and in-person activities canceled, the Record has compiled a list of online resources to help during this unprecedented time.