Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 10:02am
The University's Commission on Carbon Neutrality releases a draft of recommendations Thursday morning.

The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality released a 135-page draft report on Thursday outlining a possible path for the University of Michigan to achieve carbon neutrality. The document presents an expansive list of recommendations that, if executed, would alter operations on all three University campuses to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 1:15pm
The Michigan Theater and State Theatre will reopen with limited capacity on October 9.

The Michigan Theater and State Theatre will resume showings with limited capacity on Oct. 9., the Michigan Theater Foundation announced Friday evening.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 9:54pm
Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced that both the Michigan and State Street theaters will be allowed to reopen with reduced capacity starting on Sept. 25.

Two iconic local cinemas have been out of commission since mid-March. Both the Michigan Theater and State Theatre have been closed since March 16, when Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed an executive order temporarily restricting operations at entertainment venues to limit the spread of COVID-19. While restaurants across the state began to reopen in the summer, only theaters in select regions were permitted to resume showings.

Monday, August 10, 2020 - 12:30pm

The Division of Public Safety and Security issued a crime alert Monday morning detailing a home invasion that occurred at 2:10 a.m at Northwood V housing on North Campus. 

Thursday, July 16, 2020 - 10:12pm

The Board of Regents held its sixth meeting of the year Thursday afternoon to hear from public commenters urging the University of Michigan to consider student input on administrative decisions and to continue expanding plans for an in-residence academic year.

All Regents, except Regent Katherine White (D), and University executive officers were present for the meeting. This was the first meeting in which Regents Denise Ilitch (D) and Jordan Acker (D) served as chair and vice chair of the board.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 6:53pm
Regents and Administration wear masks on zoom call as a symbolic gesture of personal responsibility in confronting the pandemic

The Board of Regents failed to approve a budget for the University during the 2020-2021 academic year on Thursday, dividing evenly over the issue of proposed tuition increases across all three campuses and additional funding for the Flint and Dearborn campuses. 

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 7:19pm

The University of Michigan reported that emergency student funding from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act has been awarded to approximately 5 percent of eligible students as of Tuesday.

The CARES Act, which offered emergency grants to institutions of higher education to counteract the effects of the pandemic, provided $25.2 million to the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, with the condition that at least half of the allocated funds be distributed to students for emergency financial aid.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 3:48pm

As most University of Michigan operations and travel remain disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, findings from one of the analysis teams for the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality suggests there are opportunities to reduce University travel in order to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 3:38pm

As Michigan Medicine continues to treat COVID-19 patients, hospital residents, who are currently serving as frontline workers in the pandemic, are pushing for wage increases, voicing their frustration with administrators ahead of their collective bargaining contract expiration date in late June.

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 11:26pm

LSA announced in a press release Tuesday morning the Kessler Presidential Scholars Program, a scholarship program that currently supports first-generation students at the University of Michigan and Cornell University, will expand to four additional institutions of higher education including Johns Hopkins University, Queens College, St. Francis College and Syracuse University.

The six universities form the Kessler Scholars Collaborative as part of an initiative to foster a community of first-generation students through research and access to campus resources.