GEO votes to accept University’s offer, end strike

GEO Strikers

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.)

  1. Weisers establish diabetes institute

    Regent Ron Weiser and his wife, Eileen, have committed $30 million to U-M for diabetes research and the development of life-changing therapies at Michigan Medicine.

  2. U-M no longer hosting Oct. 15 presidential debate

    “Given the scale and complexity of the work we are undertaking to help assure a safe and healthy fall, we feel it is not feasible for us to safely host the debate as planned,” says President Mark Schlissel.

  3. U-M will offer in-person classes this fall

    The details of the fall 2020 semester are being guided by public health experts paired with guidance from the U-M community.

  4. Constructive conversations for societal change

    U-M’s Chief Diversity Officer Robert Sellers moderated a virtual town hall about combating racism through daily activities, relationships, and challenging conversations.

  5. U-M to launch second wave of research re-engagement

    More than 700 researchers returned to the Ann Arbor campus in recent weeks and safely ramped up activity as part of the University’s pilot wave to re-engage research and scholarship.

  6. President Mark Schlissel: ‘We need to bring about change’

    ‘We must use our power to address major societal problems – especially those that diminish our society so tragically: This is clear in our mission,’ says Schlissel regarding civil unrest following George Floyd’s homicide at the hands of Minneapolis police.