Education & Society

  1. U-M is top U.S. public university in QS World Rankings

    U-M was ranked as the top U.S. public university in the latest QS World University Rankings for 2021. The University has maintained its top ranking since 2016, and ranked 21st overall among more than 1,000 institutions on the list.

  2. Schools, parents should use summer to prepare their K-12 students for fall in-person classes

    Now that many schools nationwide have announced plans to hold in-person sessions this fall, questions have been raised about what’s next for students who spent much of the last year learning virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. A U-M expert seeks to answer them.

  3. Anti-Asian hate: U-M chronicles location, nature of more than 1,000 incidents last year

    The Virulent Hate Project, which is supported by U-M’s Center for Social Solutions and Poverty Solutions initiative, reviewed 4,337 news articles from 2020 that addressed coronavirus-related, anti-Asian racism in the United States.

  4. Connecting generations, U-M students fight loneliness, establish strong ties

    Every Tuesday, no matter what is happening that day, University of Michigan student Madison Ebstein has a date with 74 year-old Adeline, who lives in a memory care facility in Ann Arbor.

  5. 5 ways to reset your relationship with screens

    After months of virtual activities being the norm, how can parents wean their children and families off screens this summer? Get some advice from one of U-M’s top experts.

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

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. ‘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.