September 25, 2020

State & Community

  1. August 6, 2020

    UM-Flint receives $300K to support local economic development

    UM-Flint has received a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration grant to support regional economic development strategies in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

  2. August 4, 2020

    Students help communities with COVID-19 challenges

    Led by the School of Information, Citizen Interaction Design pairs students from across the university’s school and colleges with civic leaders to work on enhancing community engagement. 

  3. August 2, 2020

    Ginsberg Center on civic engagement during the pandemic

    In an episode of the Michigan Minds podcast, Ginsberg Center staff discuss living up to its mission of cultivating equitable partnerships between communities and U-M during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. April 27, 2020

    K-12 online learning platform from U-M seeing increased use

    The College of Engineering’s Center for Digital Curricula has developed free, customizable learning tools for K-12 teachers who are teaching from a distance during the COVID-19 crisis.

  5. April 24, 2020

    Research universities lend expertise and support amid crisis

    President Mark Schlissel joined his counterparts from Michigan State and Wayne State universities in a tele-town hall to discuss what their institutions are doing to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. April 20, 2020

    Schlissel to join other URC presidents on COVID-19 tele-town hall

    The presidents of Michigan’s University Research Corridor universities — including U-M President Mark Schlissel — will participate in a tele-town hall April 23 about COVID-19.

  7. April 16, 2020

    Website assists Michigan Medicine workers battling COVID-19

    This website connects community volunteers who want to provide front-line Michigan Medicine health care workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight with relief from basic daily needs and other tasks.

  8. April 13, 2020

    U-M seeks help for health care workers, researchers, others

    Weeks after U-M put out its first call for community help during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is doing so again, with more ways to help U-M health care teams and researchers, and community organizations.

  9. April 2, 2020

    Assistance, resources, activities and ways to help from a social distance

    With many U-M faculty and staff members working remotely, and in-person activities canceled, the Record has compiled a list of online resources to help during this unprecedented time.

  10. March 23, 2020

    Schlissel outlines university operations under new state order

    President Mark Schlissel says all U-M employees should now work remotely “unless your unit needs you on campus to maintain the work we’ve identified as critical to our mission.”