U-M satellite city clerk’s office
The UMMA satellite city clerk’s office has been registering between 150 and 200 students per day. As of Oct. 13, more than 2,600 students have registered and more than 2,900 have voted either in person at UMMA or by returning their ballot to the museum’s drop box.
Forever marching on
For its 123rd season, the leaders of the Michigan Marching Band have worked to creatively translate its music and traditions to the virtual space, while also keeping community ties strong for its 400 student members at a time when they need it most.
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A group of faculty and students recently created an outdoor, socially distanced instructional space to activate the inner courtyard at the Art and Architecture Building, home of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning and Stamps School of Art & Design.
Prenatal safety net
Despite efforts to improve maternal and children’s health care, preterm birth rates in Michigan have risen five years in a row. Through a partnership with the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine, U-M doctors, residents, nurses, midwives and administrative staff help provide safe and respectful care so new moms and their babies can get the healthy start they need.
Our Fall Semester Plans
The University of Michigan is offering an innovative, public health-informed semester this fall. In order to make this possible, there are many new health and safety measures taking place across the U-M campus to protect our students, faculty and staff.
- Stay up-to-date on the most recent messages from leadership, major announcements and campus status information on our Campus Maize & Blueprint site.
Living + Learning
- Learn how campus life at U-M has been reimagined for the fall — everything from course formats and the academic calendar to the use of space in classrooms, dorms and dining halls.
Health + Safety
- Discover how U-M students, faculty and staff are Taking Care of Maize & Blue by following safety measures to keep their friends, family and communities healthy during these challenging times.
- Personal cold plasma 'air curtain' design for COVID-19 protection moves forward
- Localized vaccination surveillance could help prevent measles outbreaks
- DEI Summit speakers focus on role of art in social justice
- Michigan Medicine disability advocate to receive Neubacher Award
- Mythbusting: 5 common misperceptions surrounding the environmental impacts of single-use plastics
- Commentary: Trump radicalized the Republican Party. If it doesn't change course, many supporters will flee.
- Q&A: Ford School dean shares insights on election, economy and Supreme Court
- Michigan Minds: Combating and confronting racism through action-based research projects
- Commentary: Republicans don't know what to do with their bad-faith ACA case
- The Conversation: U-M epidemiologist explains the new CDC guidance on 15 minutes of exposure and what it means for you
In The News
- Inside Higher Ed Chief health officers draw attention
- HuffPost What you can and cannot wear to vote, according to election experts
- Popular Science Reusable grocery bags aren’t as environmentally friendly as you might think
- Vox The COVID-19 tipping point doctors fear most is getting closer
Happening @ Michigan
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) events may have been moved online, rescheduled, or canceled. Visit Happening@Michigan for updates.
- Oct 29 Distinct Analyses, One Sustainable Direction: Students and Faculty Share Insights from U-M’s Carbon Neutrality Push
- Oct 29 Managing Election Conversations
- Oct 29 SEMINAR: "COVID-19 Forecasting: Three Cheers for Simple Models" — Eric Bickel
- Oct 29 Ask Me Anything — a virtual event with Gina Brandolino
- Oct 29 Identity (and) Politics
- Oct 29 Trotter Distinguished Leadership Series
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- Dec 10-11, 14-18
All Michigan, all the time
There’s always something amazing happening at Michigan. Whether it’s on campus or around the world, our students, faculty, staff and alumni are out seizing the day. A sampling of images captured over the years is shown in the gallery below.
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