November 26, 2020

State & Community

  1. November 23, 2020

    Majority of Detroiters unlikely to get COVID-19 vaccine

    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.

  2. November 20, 2020

    State forecast: Slow emergence from COVID-19 recession

    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.

  3. November 15, 2020

    Latest state order imposes further restrictions on campus activity

    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.

  4. November 3, 2020

    County ends stay-in-place order as U-M COVID-19 cases drop

    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.

  5. November 1, 2020

    Artist invites community to write letters to the future POTUS

    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.”

  6. October 26, 2020

    U-M’s Detroit River Story Lab to amplify waterway’s narratives

    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.

  7. October 23, 2020

    Give blood, save a life during U-M donor event

    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.

  8. 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.

  9. October 13, 2020

    More than 1.3M jobs, $82B in wages tied to Great Lakes, study shows

    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.

  10. October 5, 2020

    New state, Washtenaw County orders continue COVID-19 measures

    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.