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

Campus Life

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

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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.)

  9. 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.