April 02, 2020

State & Community

  1. April 2, 2020

    Assistance, 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.

  2. 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.”

  3. March 20, 2020

    Researchers, community donate protective gear to aid COVID-19 fight

    U-M’s hospitals and clinics currently have the gear needed to protect themselves and others as they care for those with COVID-19. But Michigan Medicine is asking for donations now so supplies will be sufficient when needed.

  4. March 19, 2020

    Helping campus partners respond to emergent community needs

    The Ginsberg Center’s Connect2Community portal helps U-M community members access a collection of continually-updated and emergent community-identified needs and opportunities.

  5. March 18, 2020

    South University to close for utility improvements

    South University Avenue is closed to eastbound traffic between South State Street and East University Avenue until March 22, after which it will close completely between South State and Tappan streets until early May.

  6. February 27, 2020

    U-M volunteers crisscross state to gather prisoners’ art

    About 40 U-M volunteers drove 3,800 miles to 26 prisons in Michigan in search of the best works of art created by prisoners for U-M’s Prison Creative Arts Project in an exhibition that opens March 18.

  7. February 24, 2020

    Interdisciplinary humanities program focuses on concept of place

    What makes a place a place? That is the question with which the Great Lakes, Arts, Cultures and Environments program is engaging students.

  8. February 10, 2020

    Forecast reports Detroit job growth higher than Michigan overall

    In partnership with U-M, the city of Detroit has released its first forecast for the city, which shows ongoing gains in household income, employment and labor force participation through 2024.

  9. February 6, 2020

    Whitmer’s FY ’21 budget includes 2.5 percent increase for higher ed

    Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is recommending a 2.5 percent increase in funding for each of the state’s 15 public universities, which will be expected to limit tuition increases to 4.25 percent.

  10. January 21, 2020

    Brightmoor Maker Space builds businesses, confidence, community

    Merging goals, dreams, ideas and inspiration with parts, pieces, productivity and creativity is what the Brightmoor Maker Space in northwest Detroit is all about.