Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Campus Life

  1. This is how you feed potential

    Food insecurity is an existential threat to more college students than you may realize. U-M’s food pantry blends research and reality to find a solution.

  2. How to keep COVID-19 from invading your ‘pod’

    Michigan Medicine suggests what to do if someone in your learning group, friend group, or social circle gets exposed to or becomes sick with coronavirus.

  3. More undergrad courses going online as COVID cases rise

    U-M shifts additional classes to fully remote instruction after Washtenaw County issues 14-day stay-in-place order for undergraduate students.

  4. The (virtual) show must go on

    For the first time in its 123-year history, the Michigan Marching Band has gone completely virtual due to COVID-19. Band, take the screen!

  5. U-M shifts to saliva-based surveillance testing for COVID-19

    Changes include streamlined sign-up, more locations, 6K weekly capacity.

  6. Building an anti-racist world through the arts

    U-M’s annual DEI Summit goes virtual with an arts-oriented program Oct. 26. Actor Wendell Pierce (“The Wire,” “Treme”) is a featured speaker; Pierce is participating in the Digital Artist Residency at UMS.

  7. Satellite clerk’s office at UMMA registers thousands to vote

    The satellite city clerk’s office registers about 150-200 students per day. As of Oct. 13, more than 2,600 students registered and more than 2,900 voted in person at UMMA or by returning their ballot to the museum’s drop box.

  8. Celebrate #HomecomingAtHome

    While the U-M Alumni Association will not host an in-person Homecoming Tailgate this year, they have scheduled several virtual events during Homecoming Week for you to take part in.

  9. October 2020: COVID-19 and U-M

    It’s been a dramatic month in Ann Arbor, as U-M re-opened to a hybrid system of work and education amid coronavirus. Here’s a roundup of U-M news, research, and resources related to the global pandemic