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

Campus Life

  1. Ecology in the digital age

    As opportunities for fieldwork at U-M’s Biological Station were placed on hiatus due to coronavirus, BioStation faculty and students shifted focus and discovered new wonders much closer to home.

  2. Call for honorary degree nominations

    Nominees will have advanced their field of endeavor in significant ways or made compelling contributions to society. Past recipients include alumnus Sanjay Gupta and economist Robert J. Shiller.

  3. GEO votes to accept University’s offer, end strike

    Members of the Graduate Employee’s Organization voted Sept. 16, 2020, to accept U-M’s latest offer regarding issues of mutual concern and end their strike. GEO said its members would return to their duties beginning Sept. 17. (Image: Michigan Radio.)

  4. Schlissel, Collins discuss responses to COVID-19, racial tensions

    At Tuesday’s campuswide town hall (9/15/20), President Mark Schlissel and Provost Susan M. Collins addressed questions from moderator Scott Page of the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and LSA.

  5. President Schlissel: Video update on GEO strike 9/14/20

    As GEO members and supporters hold claim, “Your INSTRUCTOR is STRIKING for a Safe and Just Campus!,” President Schlissel explains why he approved seeking a court order to send the organization’s members back to work.

  6. September 2020: COVID-19 and U-M

    Class is now in session at U-M; learn how the University administration is working to keep campus safe. Hear from experts about the economy, vaccine updates, coping with substance abuse in quarantine, and caring for loved ones recovering from the virus at home.

  7. Schlissel, Collins explain fall semester virus testing plans

    Reopening plans are based on recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state of Michigan, and experts from public health, education, medicine, engineering, and more.

  8. Big Ten postpones fall sports competition due to COVID-19 pandemic

    The Big Ten Conference is postponing all fall 2020 sports competition and conference championships. Cross country, field hockey, football, soccer, and volleyball are impacted.

  9. 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.