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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.)

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.