Safer play: How 90,000 Michigan soccer players went back to playing the sport they love

Girls in masks prepare to play soccer

When soccer teams across Michigan meet over the next few weeks for traditional tournaments and championships, the COVID-19 mask mandates and event attendance restrictions will start feeling like a thing of the past.

  1. Committee recommends Yost name for removal; feedback sought

    The U-M community is invited to provide feedback on the recommendation by the President’s Advisory Committee on University History to remove Fielding H. Yost’s name from Yost Ice Arena.

  2. U-M commits to carbon neutrality universitywide

    President Schlissel at May 2021 Regents meeting: U-M will achieve carbon neutrality across all greenhouse gas emission scopes, committing to geothermal heating and cooling projects, electric buses, and more.

  3. Confused about the latest mask rules? Read this

    The CDC’s recent announcement that fully vaccinated people can now go without a mask in more places – indoors and outdoors – might sound like music to your ears. But the new guidance doesn’t apply to all places or people.

  4. 17-year cicadas and tree damage: What to expect

    The cicadas can damage small trees and shrubs so the best defense is to cover vulnerable or smaller trees with mesh or netting; insecticides should not be used, experts say.

  5. Biologist eagerly awaits cicada song

    After developing underground for 17 years, the buzzing, bug-eyed horde of cicadas known as Brood X is expected to emerge by the billions in May across southeastern Michigan and other eastern states. Let’s sing!

  6. ‘A student I knew well was getting skinnier before my eyes’

    Transplant surgeon Michael Englesbe assumed anxiety was causing his research associate’s weight loss. But it was poverty. So he enlisted a crew to create the Shield Fund to support struggling medical students.