State & Community
December 8, 2022
Sparrow to join U-M Health under proposed agreement
Sparrow Health System will join U-M Health under a proposed agreement that will expand services to mid-Michigan residents, provide access to the highest level of care, and improve facilities and technology.
December 5, 2022
Both habitat quality and biodiversity can impact bee health
New analysis by U-M researchers of several thousand Michigan bees showed that efforts to promote the future health of both wild bees and managed honeybee colonies need to consider specific habitat needs.
November 29, 2022
U-M’s expertise uniquely positioned to address housing crisis
Access to quality housing is essential to our well-being and the gateway to resources. Unfortunately, this basic necessity remains out of reach for far too many families.
November 17, 2022
U-M economists expect ‘mild recession’ for Michigan
U-M economists predict a mild U.S. recession is likely in store to whip inflation, though there’s hope the strength of the automotive sector will shield Michigan from the worst effects of that potential downturn.
November 14, 2022
Faculty invited to apply for 2023 Michigan Road Scholars Tour
U-M instructional, research and clinical track faculty are invited to apply to be part of the 2023 Michigan Road Scholars Tour May 1-5, 2023. Applications will be accepted through Nov. 28.
November 9, 2022
U-M president, Michigan Medicine CEO react to Proposal 3 passing
President Santa J. Ono and Michigan Medicine CEO Marschall S. Runge expressed their support for access to comprehensive reproductive health care following the success of a statewide reproductive-rights ballot initiative.
November 6, 2022
U-M works with Michigan communities to reduce childhood obesity
Project Healthy Schools, a collaboration among U-M and communities across the state, is designed to reduce childhood obesity and improve the current and future health of Michigan’s youth.
October 18, 2022
Government officials cite good rapport with each other, public
Michigan’s local government leaders report generally good relationships among officials and residents, despite well-documented examples of coarsening discourse and antagonism in public gatherings.
October 17, 2022
U-M United Way launches fundraising campaign with $1.1M goal
The annual University of Michigan United Way campaign kicked off Oct. 17 with a goal of $1.1 million, asking faculty, staff and retirees to support the work of United Way and area agencies.
October 11, 2022
Tools help Great Lakes region plan for climate-change migrants
U-M researchers are developing web-based tools, such as interactive maps, that will enable residents, city planners, engineers, researchers and policymakers to envision various in-migration scenarios.