October 31, 2020

Campus News

  1. October 22, 2020

    Endowment provides increased funding for U-M operations

    U-M’s endowment continued to provide funding for operations totaling $391 million, up more than 6 percent from a year earlier. The endowment was valued at $12.5 billion as of June 30.

  2. October 21, 2020

    Study identifies those at higher risk of COVID-19 hospitalization

    Black patients and people with type 2 diabetes or kidney disease and living in high-population density areas are associated with higher risk for COVID-19 hospitalization, a new U-M study shows.

  3. October 21, 2020

    Michiganders with COVID-19 felt a medical, economic double whammy

    A joint study that seeks to document Michiganders’ experiences with the novel coronavirus found Michigan residents have endured long recovery and reduced employment because of COVID-19.

  4. October 21, 2020

    Carbon accounting group quantifies U-M emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s carbon accounting subgroup focuses on bringing together otherwise disparate emissions data — U-M energy sources, the commission’s internal analysis teams, and utility firms.

  5. October 20, 2020

    More undergrad courses going online after stay-in-place order

    U-M will shift more of its undergraduate classes to fully remote instruction for the remainder of the fall semester after Washtenaw County issued a 14-day stay-in-place order for undergraduate students.

  6. October 20, 2020

    Epidemiologist Arnold Monto to lead COVID-19 vaccine hearings

    Arnold Monto, a leading epidemiologist at the School of Public Health, will serve as acting chair of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee meeting.

  7. October 20, 2020

    U-M researcher says online news needs a new pay model

    The revenue model that has sustained the newspaper industry for centuries no longer works in the digital age, but another concept with modern adaptations could be the answer to profitability, a U-M researcher says.

  8. October 20, 2020

    State officials confident in election security despite voter concerns

    Walter Mebane, a professor of political science and statistics who specializes in election forensics, addresses questions regarding voting security as Election Day 2020 approaches.

  9. October 20, 2020

    University to launch several new anti-racism initiatives

    U-M will launch several new anti-racism initiatives, and enhance a number of existing ones, as part of a national reckoning on race and as deep-rooted structural inequities in American life have been magnified.

  10. October 19, 2020

    Five faculty members elected to National Academy of Medicine

    Five U-M professors have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, the highest honorary society in the United States for researchers in medicine and health.