State & Community
November 23, 2020
Sixty-one percent of Detroiters say they are unlikely or very unlikely to get a government-approved COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available, according to U-M’s Detroit Metro Area Communities Study.
November 20, 2020
Michigan’s economy is expected to gradually emerge from the pandemic-induced recession, but the pace and degree of the recovery will vary widely, U-M economists predict.
November 15, 2020
The latest state order to curb climbing rates of COVID-19 means most college and university courses must be delivered remotely starting Nov. 18. Intercollegiate athletics may continue, but without any spectators.
November 3, 2020
A stay-in-place order for U-M undergraduate students is ending and will not be extended, following a decrease in the proportion of county COVID-19 cases associated with the university.
November 1, 2020
An ongoing project by Detroit-based artist Sheryl Oring, and which involves U-M students, has been capturing the feelings of first-time voters and others as part of her project titled “I Wish to Say.”
October 26, 2020
The Detroit River Story Lab at U-M lifts off this semester with grant-funded partnerships and multidisciplinary courses devoted to the international waterway’s long and deep store of sustaining narratives.
October 23, 2020
Blood donations are much needed during the pandemic, they are part of this year’s “Be a Hero at the Big House” event, which has moved to two Ann Arbor locations Nov. 1.
October 20, 2020
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.
October 13, 2020
The Great Lakes support more than 1.3 million jobs that generate $82 billion in wages annually, according to a new analysis of 2018 economic data by Michigan Sea Grant.
October 5, 2020
Michigan and Washtenaw County health officials have announced emergency measures to keep COVID-19 prevention and control strategies in place following a Michigan Supreme Court ruling last week.