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The University of Michigan is moving forward with a plan to make its entire organization carbon neutral by 2040.

Take Back The Night Ann Arbor

University of Michigan students and other community members are gathering on U of M’s campus tonight to raise awareness about sexual violence.

L.E.O.

More University of Michigan employees could be unionizing soon.

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The University of Michigan has developed a comprehensive plan to address COVID-19 concerns for its upcoming 2021 winter term.  


EMU

Instead of its regular in-person ceremony, Eastern Michigan University’s December commencement will be held virtually this Saturday, December 19th, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  


Wiki Commons

The University of Michigan’s Maize and Blue Cupboard has seen an increase in food assistance demand before the Thanksgiving holiday.  


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The 39th annual Blood Battle blood drive between the University of Michigan and Ohio State is underway, but, as expected this year, with new safety guidelines because of COVID-19.  

City of Ann Arbor

The City of Ann Arbor says the satellite voter registration office they opened at the University of Michigan’s Museum of Art Stenn Gallery was a success.  

U-M Shifting To Saliva-Based COVID-19 Testing

Oct 9, 2020
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The University of Michigan is shifting from a nasal swab COVID-19 surveillance test it gives to students, faculty, and staff to a saliva-based test.  

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The City of Ann Arbor’s new satellite city clerk’s office at the University of Michigan has registered numerous voters since it opened inside the Museum of Art Stenn Gallery on September 22nd.  

U-M To Host Weekly COVID-19 Video Briefings

Sep 30, 2020
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Starting October 2nd, the University of Michigan will hold weekly COVID-19 video briefings.  

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The Black Student Union at the University of Michigan is moving forward with efforts to motivate Black students on campus to vote in the November general election.  

CDC

Washtenaw County, the University of Michigan, and Eastern Michigan University conducted a study that revealed that COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on residents of color in Ypsilanti. 

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The striking Graduate Employees’ Organization held a press conference Wednesday morning after the University of Michigan asked a judge to require union members to return to work.  

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The University of Michigan’s Central Student Government supports the Graduate Employees’ Organization's decision to continue their strike.  

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The Graduate Employees’ Organization at the University of Michigan has opted to continue their strike, at least until this Friday.  

U-M's Graduate Employees' Organization Still On Strike

Sep 10, 2020
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Members of the University of Michigan’s Graduate Employees’ Organization have rejected an initial offer made by the university and will remain on strike demanding a safe and just campus.  

Turn Up Turnout

The University of Michigan’s non-partisan group Turn Up Turnout is taking part in a national election registration drive called Ten Tuesdays.

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The Graduate Employees’ Organization union at the University of Michigan went on strike Tuesday over COVID-19 safety concerns.  

Michigan Medicine To Conduct COVID-19 Clinical Trial

Sep 4, 2020
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Michigan Medicine plans to begin clinical trials to test a vaccine against COVID-19.  

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Some members of the University of Michigan’s Faculty Senate are concerned about what they call a lack of COVID-19 testing among students.  

Tariq Speights

At least two protests will take place this weekend in Washtenaw County after Jacob Blake, an African-American man, was shot seven times by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin last Sunday.  

University of Michigan

Members of the University of Michigan’s Queer Advocacy Coalition are accusing University President Mark Schlissel of making a homophobic comment during a virtual faculty town hall held on August 14th.  

University of Michigan Press / www.press.umich.edu

It is a borrowed philosophy but one that guided Ken Fischer's career and leadership vision.  For 30 years, Ken served as President of the University Musical Society.  "Everybody In, Nobody Out" is his new book.  That management ideology extended to the manner in which he guided expansion of UMS programming.  In the end, we find that performance arts not only entertain but help bridge divides in cultural, racial, economic, and educational divides.  WEMU's David Fair caught up with Ken to discuss the issues and today's release of his book. 


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Student move-in days kicks off Monday at the University of Michigan.  But as expected, it will be different because of COVID-19.  

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The University of Michigan has released guidelines for students returning to campus in the fall during COVID-19.  

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A new report says there is “significant evidence” that former University of Michigan Provost Martin Philbert committed sexual misconduct and violated U of M’s Sexual Harassment policy.


Turn Up Turnout

With days before next Tuesday’s primary election, the University of Michigan’s nonpartisan group Turn Up Turnout continues to encourage students to vote.  

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39 percent of Michigan's local government officials say state policy is generally going in the right direction.


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The University of Michigan has partnered with the engineering firm FlexSys to design two devices to help protect health care workers from the coronavirus.  

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