Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed two executive orders on May 21 updating statewide policies on the reopening of businesses, access to nonessential medical care and workplace safety in reopened outpatient care facilities.
Since the late University of Michigan athletic doctor Robert Anderson was accused of several allegations of sexual misconduct and abuse during his career, the University has announced its goal to provide “more certain, faster relief” to his former patients in a process outside of the court system.
Since the University of Michigan moved classes online March 11, both students and professors have had to adjust. For professors with families, teaching classes virtually and maintaining research projects has created unique and unprecedented situations when combined with childcare.
In a press conference on Monday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer discussed tentative success in flattening the COVID-19 rate of growth curve in Michigan as well as the necessity for state-wide cooperation in all efforts to return to normal economic and physical health.
Michigan Medicine nurses at high risk of contracting the virus have had different experiences navigating the risk of caring for patients versus returning to work.
Michigan Medicine began conducting in-house COVID-19 testing for employees and patients on March 19 and has created a COVID-19 hotline for employees and patients as well as curbside screening by referral.
After the confirmation of the first two cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan this Tuesday, The Daily reporters Hannah Mackay and Jasmin Lee talked to various faculty and students about their reactions to the spread of the virus.
While many expressed concern about the virus, various faculty members stressed that danger for young people is relatively low.
In a recent study published in Cell Reports Journal, University of Michigan researchers identified a new class of neuron in the area of the brain most involved in spatial orientation. It may be crucial in creating what people think of as their sense of direction.
These cells, called low rheobase neurons, are located in the retrosplenial cortex, which is the area of the brain that aligns a person’s inner compass and spatial orientation.
The Ann Arbor campaign office of Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg was vandalized on Feb 13. The office said that the words “corporate pig” were spray-painted on the window. The event was reported to the Ann Arbor Police Department shortly afterward.
The University of Michigan’s brand new Center for Ethics, Society and Computing opened in January with the goal of addressing inequality produced by digital media and computing technology. With the prevalence of computing technology across almost every professional field and modern, everyday life, the potential for inequity and exclusion exists across many disciplines. The center aims to use University resources to better understand this and educate people.
The Ross School of Business’s +Impact Studio and the MBA Finance Club co-hosted Adrienne Harris, Towsley Foundation Policymaker in Residence at the Ford School of Public Policy, at the Business School for a discussion on financial technology, or fintech, and financial inclusion in the U.S. About 90 people attended the event on Monday.