July 31, 2021

Health & Medicine

  1. July 30, 2021

    U-M will require COVID-19 vaccination on all campuses

    All students, faculty and staff on U-M’s three campuses and at Michigan Medicine must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit their vaccination information before the start of the fall term.

  2. July 21, 2021

    Blacks, Hispanics among hardest hit during COVID-19 pandemic, study shows

    Deaths from all causes combined increased dramatically early in the COVID-19 pandemic for certain U.S. demographic groups  — particularly Black and Hispanic people, according to U-M research.

  3. July 20, 2021

    Vaccination rate among U-M students at Ann Arbor hits 76 percent

    Seventy-six percent of U-M students planning to attend classes on the Ann Arbor campus this fall have reported and are confirmed to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of July 20.

  4. July 8, 2021

    Sebastian Zöllner named co-director of Precision Health at U-M

    Sebastian Zöllner, professor of biostatistics at the School of Public Health and of psychiatry at Michigan Medicine, has been named co-director of Precision Health at U-M, effective July 1.

  5. June 29, 2021

    Michigan Medicine managers discuss return-to-work strategies

    Thousands of managers are reviewing space their teams occupy to determine how staff remote working arrangements will successfully meld with organizational needs to optimize a flexible work environment.

  6. June 28, 2021

    New online challenge encourages eating fruits and vegetables

    Members of the U-M community can improve their produce intake by joining the Fruit and Veggie Challenge, a new six-week online challenge. Registration is open through July 19.

  7. June 21, 2021

    Birdi mail-order pharmacy website goes live July 1

    Birdi, the new name for U-M’s mail-order pharmacy, will go live July 1 with a new website at umich.birdirx.com. Inquiries to the former NoviXus website will automatically forward to the Birdi site.

  8. June 21, 2021

    Michigan Medicine blood drives open to public in response to shortage

    Michigan Medicine is reopening blood drives at Towsley and the NCRC beginning June 29 in response to the nationwide blood shortage caused by a rise in trauma cases, organ transplants, and elective surgeries over recent months.

  9. June 17, 2021

    U-M reduces masking, distancing requirements on campus

    Fully vaccinated individuals who self-report their vaccine information to U-M will no longer be required to wear a mask or social distance for most areas on all three U-M campuses.

  10. June 15, 2021

    Michigan Medicine announces name of new hospital

    The Pavilion at University of Michigan Health will be the name of the new Michigan Medicine hospital currently under construction, the organization has announced.