The COVID-19 curve has unflattened. Fast. Now what?

COVID curve goes up

Pandemic historians who showed the power of efforts to ‘flatten the curve’ say it will take all-out effort by individuals, industry, and elected officials to reduce death and suffering until vaccines are available.

  1. Video: U-M 'ballast-free ship' could cut costs while blocking aquatic invaders

    University of Michigan researchers are investigating a radical new design for cargo ships that would eliminate ballast tanks, the water-filled compartments that enable non-native creatures to sneak into the Great Lakes from overseas.

  2. A piece of history

    Our first U-M History column tells the story of one of our crown jewels: the Clements Library

  3. Hail Satan!

    When students come to the university, they face a new world that can shake up their whole way of life. Some fear that even their religious faith will be under siege. But surveys – and students themselves, like Lizzy Lovinger (right) – say that keeping the faith is both a challenge and a blessing.

  4. Exactly how much housework does a husband create?

    Having a husband creates an extra seven hours a week of housework for women, according to a U-M study of a nationally representative sample of U.S. families. For men, the picture is very different: A wife saves men from about an hour of housework a week.

  5. JFK at the Union

    On the anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s ‘Peace Corps’ speech, we look back at how U-M students picked up his challenge to change the world.

  6. Pigskin

    The spread offense isn’t the only thing that’s changed in football. So have the words.