Cruel, cruel summer

Michigan Medicine Nurse in PPE gear, summer 2020

The mental health toll of caring for COVID-19 patients will require long-lasting attention, experts predict. And the summer surge is blazing.

  1. Meeting unprecedented challenges

    President Schlissel presents the latest news re: Fall 2020, including customized services provided by experts and students in U-M’s School of Public Health.

  2. Children show altruism at a young age

    Humans are not born selfish, as conventional wisdom might suggest, says a psychologist and U-M researcher whose work is featured in Season 2 of the Netflix docuseries ‘Babies.’

  3. July 2020: Coronavirus and U-M

    From making drug discoveries to fighting pandemic-related food insecurity, here is a roundup of the latest news, features, and other campus updates regarding COVID-19.

  4. Asian carp threat intensifies

    The ongoing warming of Lake Michigan increases its susceptibility to these voracious algae-eating carp, in part by reducing the capacity of quagga mussels, which act as an ecological barrier.

  5. I need a (super)hero

    Just as our world devolves into a dystopia worthy of a comic-book series, award-winning author Saladin Ahmed, ’99, sends two minority superheroes to the rescue.

  6. A ‘menacing, alien machine’

    The coronavirus’ spiky ball tells a story, and if people understood it better they might feel more confident about defeating it, says the scientist who founded U-M’s BioArtography Project.