1. March 25, 2024

    White men harassed in the workplace become diversity allies

    White men who have experienced workplace harassment themselves are more likely to support efforts to combat race and gender bias in their organizations, according to a U-M study.

  2. March 11, 2024

    University has resources for faculty and staff battling burnout

    High levels of emotional exhaustion or depersonalization are hallmark signs of burnout in the workplace, and U-M offers free services to help those struggling with burnout.

  3. March 4, 2024

    Voices of the Staff accepting applications through March 31

    Staff members across U-M are encouraged to help shape the future of their workplace by applying to join Voices of the Staff. Applications are being accepted through March 31.

  4. October 30, 2023

    U-M researchers document farmworker abuse in Michigan

    The Michigan Farmworker Project, a community-based participatory research project led by two U-M social epidemiologists, has documented abuses to Michigan farmworkers.

  5. 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.

  6. March 6, 2023

    Community forums, poll to provide Culture Journey input

    Now that U-M’s workplace values have been determined, U-M wants to know about workplace behaviors across the campus that accompany those values.

  7. October 7, 2022

    Steering group looking at the future of work at U-M

    A steering group of faculty and staff from across U-M has been working since May to consider how U-M can carry out its missions while supporting an inclusive and flexible work environment.

  8. September 19, 2022

    Registration open for annual Connecting the Dots Conference

    Registration is open for the U-M Work-Life Resource Center’s 17th annual Connecting the Dots Conference, which will share useful tips and strategies to help university employees respond to challenging times.

  9. February 2, 2022

    Pandemic put emphasis on work passion over financial security

    Job instability during the COVID-19 pandemic saw millions of workers place greater importance on work passion rather than financial security, a U-M study shows.

  10. 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.