September 23, 2021

State & Community

  1. February 11, 2021

    Whitmer seeks 2 percent increase in higher-ed spending for FY ’22

    Each of the state’s 15 public universities would receive a 2 percent increase in state funding under Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s budget proposal for the 2021-22 fiscal year.

  2. February 7, 2021

    Study shows disparities between Black, white COVID-19 survivors

    Black COVID-19 survivors experience worse outcomes related to care access, recovery, and social and economic factors when compared with their white counterparts.

  3. February 1, 2021

    Holiday public health measures likely saved lives in state, researchers say

    Increased social distance measures over Thanksgiving and Christmas might have prevented more than 100,000 coronavirus cases in Michigan, according to preliminary findings by the School of Public Health.

  4. January 26, 2021

    U-M law clinic helps Michigan residents resolve workers’ claims

    With Michigan’s unemployment benefits system overrun with claims and unemployed residents experiencing hardships, U-M’s Workers’ Rights Clinic has helped many claimants across the state.

  5. January 25, 2021

    U-M licenses Mcity’s automated-vehicle testing software

    A unique new cloud-based operating system for testing connected or automated vehicles has for the first time been licensed for use beyond Mcity at U-M, where it was developed.

  6. January 20, 2021

    Kristina Ko named director of U-M’s office in Washington, D.C.

    Kristina Ko has been appointed executive director of federal relations for U-M’s Washington, D.C., office, which will represent the interests of the offices of Government Relations and Research.

  7. January 19, 2021

    U-M’s United Way campaign raises more than $1.2 million

    U-M’s 2020 United Way employee giving campaign has surpassed its stated goal and raised more than $1.2 million thanks to the generosity of faculty, staff and retirees.

  8. January 11, 2021

    $9.95M for ‘smart intersections’ across Ann Arbor

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration has awarded U-M $9.95 million for a project installing more than 20 “smart intersections” in Ann Arbor.

  9. December 18, 2020

    Chris Kolb named vice president for government relations

    Chris Kolb, who currently serves as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s state budget director, has been appointed vice president for government relations at U-M, effective Jan. 19.

  10. December 10, 2020

    Michigan Medicine hosting new communitywide food drive

    Michigan Medicine is launching a holiday effort Dec. 14-22 encouraging the campus and local communities to help address a record demand for food and supplies amid the surging pandemic.