September 26, 2021

State & Community

  1. September 22, 2021

    U-M campuses to receive one-time 5 percent state funding increase

    Each of Michigan’s 15 public universities will receive a double dose of one-time funding increases that will add up to 5 percent more than last year’s state appropriation.

  2. September 14, 2021

    $2M grant to fund study of solar power use in fertilizer production

    The National Science Foundation has awarded U-M researchers $2 million to study the effectiveness of a new ammonia production process aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  3. August 30, 2021

    University to lead $15M Great Lakes region innovation hub

    The National Science Foundation has established a Great Lakes Innovation Corps Hub that’s led by U-M and involves 11 universities in eight states.

  4. July 28, 2021

    MIDAS joins Microsoft, city of Detroit to enhance digital inclusion

    The Michigan Institute for Data Science will partner with Microsoft and the city of Detroit to expand digital equality by improving broadband internet access and affordability in underserved areas across the Motor City.

  5. July 13, 2021

    U-M welcomes Art Fair visitors as museums, galleries, gardens reopen

    After being canceled during the 2020 pandemic year, the Ann Arbor Art Fair will return to downtown and parts of the U-M campus June 15-17, along with the reopening of several U-M museums, galleries and other public spaces.

  6. June 7, 2021

    Free home COVID tests available to Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti residents

    U-M community members and their households residing in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti areas can receive free, rapid COVID-19 test kits for use at home to help reduce the disease’s spread.

  7. June 1, 2021

    Partnership aims to help drive equity in clean energy industry

    The Energy Equity Project — a partnership among SEAS and the Energy and Joyce foundations — will create the first standardized tool for collecting and tracking data to improve equity in clean energy policies, programs and investments.

  8. May 24, 2021

    Study addresses challenges of crowdsourced wildlife identification

    Nearly 4,000 citizen scientists, including many K-12 students, participated in a recent U-M study that used hundreds of motion-triggered wildlife cameras in Michigan forests to study the state’s mammals.

  9. May 19, 2021

    State House proposal would slash budget for Ann Arbor campus

    A Michigan House committee has moved forward a higher-education budget bill that would leave overall funding flat but radically change how the state supports its 15 public universities.

  10. May 13, 2021

    Ginsberg Center, EMU helping older adults learn tech skills

    U-M’s Ginsberg Center is collaborating with Eastern Michigan University to launch a program aimed at bridging the intergenerational digital divide in Washtenaw County.