June 18, 2021

State & Community

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. December 2, 2020

    University, community partners tackle energy insecurity

    A new U-M-led project will work with residents of 200 low- and moderate-income households in three Detroit neighborhoods to improve home energy efficiency and to lower monthly utility bills.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.