Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 7:32pm
Students are encouraged to drop off their ballots at collection sites instead of mailing them in.

University of Michigan undergraduates can still leave their homes to vote under Washtenaw County’s stay-in-place order — just try to use ballot drop boxes instead of the mail, officials warn.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 4:17pm

Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Maintain a social distance of six feet. These Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines have become part of most Americans’ day-to-day routine in the past six months. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 8:49pm
University of Michigan and Washtenaw County officials place a stay-in-place order Tuesday afternoon.

University of Michigan and Washtenaw County officials have said they see Tuesday’s stay-in-place order for undergraduates as a way to get COVID-19 spread under control. Students are skeptical.

As the first football game and Halloween approach — both occasions that in normal times are synonymous with large parties — Washtenaw County issued a two-week stay-in-place order for undergraduate students. The order is effective immediately and lasts until at least Nov. 3 at 7 a.m. 

Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 12:37am


Monday, October 12, 2020 - 4:04pm


LSA senior Mak Guenther, who had been employed by MDining since her freshman year and was working in Mosher-Jordan dining hall this year, quit her job three weeks ago. 

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 7:06pm

While working at Michigan Medicine, Katie Scott, an intensive care unit nurse, said she can see University of Michigan students lining up outside residence halls waiting to get into the dining halls.

She said she and the other nurses wonder, “How long can they keep this up?”

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 10:11pm
Michigan Medicine announced plans to partner with AstraZeneca last week.

AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical company developing a large Phase 3 trial of a COVID-19 vaccine, said it is putting the trial on hold Tuesday just one week after Michigan Medicine announced plans to partner with the company.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 1:14am
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 9:38pm
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 3:00pm

Faculty members are preparing for a fall semester at the University of Michigan like no other.

For the majority of faculty members, this semester will require teaching over Zoom or preparing materials to upload to Canvas if their courses are taught entirely asynchronously. But others will teach face-to-face in socially distanced classrooms.