Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:37pm

This article is part of a series by The Michigan Daily profiling four of the candidates seeking a seat on the Board of Regents this November at the University of Michigan.

Sarah Hubbard, Republican candidate for the University of Michigan’s Board of Regents, is looking to balance the political powers that she says are hindering the board’s ability to have a robust discussion about issues affecting students. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:02pm

The Washtenaw County Health Department issued a stay-in-place order for University of Michigan undergraduate students Tuesday to curb outbreaks of COVID-19. It will take place effective immediately and last until Nov. 3 at 7 a.m.

In a press release, Jimena Loveluck, Washtenaw County Health Officer, said they put the order in place because the situation has become “critical.” According to Loveluck, U-M-associated COVID-19 cases represent over 60% of local cases.

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 1:31pm
University of Michigan will house students in quarantine and isolation in buildings with regular residents.

All designated spaces in vacant buildings for temporary quarantine and isolation housing in Northwood Apartments I-III and Baits II Residence Hall are now occupied, according to a Friday email from Michigan Housing.

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:04pm
Student ambassadors patrol campus in August.

Members of the Michigan Ambassadors program will no longer patrol streets near campus, University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel announced Friday. The change comes amid concerns related to over-policing at the University and criticism of the program from multiple organizations on campus. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:05pm
Students rehearse for a performance of "HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" in November 2009.

Undergraduate students in the Department of Theatre & Drama in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance sent a list of demands to faculty Tuesday afternoon, refusing to go to class until all five are met.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:53pm

With viral TikToks and Twitter threads, the University of Michigan’s quarantine housing on North Campus has garnered a lot of attention. Amid claims of unsanitary rooms, poor food service, a shortage of necessary supplies and limited notice to pack, the University has posted a new job opening: Quarantine and Isolation Housing Coordinator. 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:42am

Recent comments from University of Michigan leadership regarding procedures for COVID-19 testing this fall have left some public health experts and students skeptical and unsatisfied. Critics say the plan is “wishful thinking” and call the reasoning behind it unsound. They also take issue with the arguments used to justify it.