Cruel, cruel summer

Michigan Medicine Nurse in PPE gear, summer 2020

The mental health toll of caring for COVID-19 patients will require long-lasting attention, experts predict. And the summer surge is blazing.

  1. U-M No. 1 in ranking of media/Internet/social media interest

    U-M has topped all U.S. universities for the amount of public interest measured by media coverage, Internet traffic and social media mentions, according to an independent national analysis released this week.

  2. Record number of U-M inventions reported last year

    U-M researchers disclosed 350 new inventions in fiscal year 2009, setting a new record. Despite the state’s economic woes, the university licensed eight new startups in the last fiscal year.

  3. U-M among top in nation for producing Fulbright students, scholars

    Seven University of Michigan scholars and 28 U-M students have been awarded Fulbright Fellowships for 2009-2010.Among the faculty scholar winners, U-M’s Ann Arbor campus led the country in the U.S. State Department-funded Fulbright awards, along with Michigan State University and the University of Oregon, each receiving seven awards. UM-Flint also produced a Fulbright Scholar.Among the Read more

  4. Ross School tops in the U.S. for environmental and social responsibility

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is the best business school in the United States for integrating environmental, social and ethical issues into its MBA program, according to the Aspen Institute’s 2009-10 Beyond Grey Pinstripes report.The biennial survey and ranking of business schools placed the Ross School at No. 2 overall. The Schulich Read more

  5. Bioengineering of nerve-muscle connection could improve prosthetic hand use for wounded soldiers

    Modern tissue engineering developed at the University of Michigan Health System could improve the function of prosthetic hands and possibly restore the sense of touch for injured patients.

  6. Preventing sports injuries

    U-M has become a leader in helping top athletes and weekend warriors avoid injuries.