1. May 6, 2024

    Endowment 101: Facts about U-M’s $17.9 billion endowment

    With calls for divestment on college campuses across the country raising questions about university endowments, this Q&A explains U-M’s endowment and related investment procedures.

  2. November 2, 2023

    Center based at U-M receives $20M to research tobacco use

    The Center for the Assessment of Tobacco Regulations recently received $20 million to continue its research on the impact of tobacco regulations on tobacco use patterns and their health effects.

  3. January 9, 2023

    U-M clarifies tobacco policy; free cessation group available

    The Tobacco-free University Premises policy has been revised to clarify the cultural practice of smudging, a historical ritual of some Indigenous or Native American people, that is considered exempt from new restrictions.

  4. October 3, 2022

    U-M to ban tobacco product use on all campuses

    U-M will prohibit the use of all tobacco products on all of its campuses effective Nov. 17, in conjunction with the Great American Smokeout.

  5. December 3, 2020

    Teen smoking, tobacco use drops as e-cig use grows

    Despite the increase in use of e-cigarettes among adolescents, cigarette and smokeless tobacco prevalence declined more rapidly between 2012 and 2019 than in previous periods, according to a new U-M study.

  6. March 22, 2019

    Raising state’s tobacco purchase age could combat premature deaths

    Restricting sales of tobacco products to people 21 and older could keep 11,000 Michiganders from starting to smoke, potentially avoiding premature deaths in two-thirds of that population, a U-M study says.

  7. September 17, 2018

    U-M gets $18M for tobacco research center at School of Public Health

    The School of Public Health will house a new, multi-institutional center focusing on modeling and predicting the impact of tobacco regulation, funded with an $18 million federal grant.