March 7, 2022
Updates to ResponsiBLUE include booster information
Significant updates — including new statuses to support U-M’s COVID-19 booster requirement — have been made to ResponsiBLUE, the campus community’s health-screening tool.
February 23, 2022
How well do boosters work? Depends on your genes
Genetics play an important role in how our bodies respond to vaccines and booster shots, suggesting certain protective responses elicited by vaccination could be more effective with personalization, a new study says.
January 6, 2022
Provost addresses concerns over COVID as semester starts
Provost Susan M. Collins addresses some of the most common concerns and questions about U-M’s decision to begin the 2022 winter semester with as much in-person instruction as possible.
December 3, 2021
CDC completes Ann Arbor campus flu investigation
An investigation into the sudden and large rise of influenza cases among students diagnosed in the last two months on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus has led to several CDC recommendations.
November 15, 2021
CDC in Ann Arbor to research flu cases on campus
A large and sudden increase in influenza among students on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will be the focus of federal health experts seeking to learn more about how the flu is spreading and vaccine effectiveness.
November 4, 2021
Up to $3M available for global vaccine equity projects
U-M faculty members with an interest in global vaccine equity will have the opportunity to participate in an Ideas Lab workshop intended to spark innovative, multidisciplinary solutions.
November 4, 2021
Poll looks at which older adults get flu shots, COVID boosters
A new poll shows most people over 50 have gotten vaccines to protect them against both influenza and coronavirus, or plan to. And a majority of those who got the COVID-19 vaccine plan to get a booster.
October 25, 2021
Sanctions set for employees not complying with vaccine policy
Employees out of compliance with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy will face additional accountability measures, effective Nov. 8 for staff and at the end of the academic semester for faculty.
August 25, 2021
U-M outlines accountability measures for COVID-19 vaccine policy
U-M employees and students who do not comply with the university’s COVID-19 vaccination policy will be subject to a number of administrative interventions and disciplinary actions.
August 4, 2021
University accepting limited exemptions to vaccine mandate
Students, faculty and staff members seeking a medical or religious exemption to the University of Michigan’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement may submit a request through Wolverine Access.