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  1. A new phase in our COVID-19 recovery

    June 2, 2020

    To All Members of the University Community: I am writing today to share the good news that our state has entered a new stage in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that she has rescinded the Stay Home, Stay Safe order for all parts of our state and we are Read more


  2. Video: University of Michigan Virtual Town Hall

    May 29, 2020

    In an online session with faculty and staff May 28, President Mark Schlissel, Interim Provost Susan M. Collins and Simone Himbeault Taylor, interim vice president for student life, reinforced the hope that U-M students can return to campus this fall and addressed issues including finances, what the fall semester may look like, the university’s broad Read more


  3. U-M research re-engagement guidelines following governor’s directive

    May 16, 2020

    Dear faculty and research staff, I am pleased to announce that ​Gov. Gretchen Whitmer yesterday authorized​ the limited reopening of laboratory research. Research leadership from across the University of Michigan campuses are solidifying dates for when we can safely re-engage research activity through carefully managed waves, in accordance with the governor’s authorization. We anticipate the Read more


  4. Our plans for safely and gradually resuming activities

    May 16, 2020

    To All Members of the University Community: Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced that in-person laboratory research can resume with limitations based on public health guidance. As the largest public research university in the nation, this is a significant development for our state and our university as we continue to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic. We’re Read more


  5. Moving our mission forward at U-M

    May 15, 2020

    Dear Friends of the University of Michigan: The U-M community recently paid tribute to the graduating Class of 2020 with a virtual celebration, featuring special content from alumni, friends, dignitaries, and more on our Spring Celebration site. The heartfelt messages highlighted the resilience of our students, faculty, staff, and community members who are adapting to Read more


  6. MI Impact: COVID-19 Edition Message from the President

    May 12, 2020

    Dear Friends, All of us in Michigan are living in difficult times, facing an array of challenges and sharing a world that is very different than it was just a few months ago. Like you and your families, the University of Michigan community is adjusting to the unprecedented difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. And we’re Read more


  7. Michigan Medicine’s economic recovery plan

    May 5, 2020

    Dear Colleagues: Over the last several weeks, Michigan Medicine has provided life-saving care to the people of our region and state. Health professionals have courageously stepped up on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic and worked around the clock. Hospitals and clinics quickly transformed the way they work to maximize employee and patient safety.


  8. Economic Recovery Plan, Phase 2: A message from Marschall Runge, M.D., Ph.D.

    May 5, 2020

    Colleagues, In the past few months, Michigan Medicine has risen to the many challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has created. This includes all of the tremendous efforts on the front lines, in support roles, and from those working remotely to maintain the safest environment possible for our patients and work force. The collective teamwork and contributions Read more


  9. Extension of ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’ order and an update on U-M’s future plans

    April 28, 2020

    To All Members of the U-M Community: On Friday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended and modified the State of Michigan’s “Stay, Home Stay Safe” order through May 15. We’re still working through some of the details, but I want to share as much as I can to help us all manage the ongoing uncertainty of the Read more


  10. A COVID-19 update from President Mark S. Schlissel

    April 20, 2020

    Dear Colleagues: The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected all members of the University of Michigan community, creating personal difficulties and adding fear and uncertainty to our lives. Some of us are living apart from our families to protect their health. Others must simultaneously juggle the needs of remote work and schooling for our children. Simple Read more


Last updated: June 2, 2020 5:31pm