Friday, June 26, 2020 - 12:53am
'U' introduces tier system to phase in human research

The University of Michigan hosted a virtual town hall to answer questions from faculty, students and staff regarding the ramp up in-person human research on Thursday afternoon. Rebecca Cunningham, vice president of research, moderated a panel discussion via a Zoom webinar to introduce a tier system with guidelines on how to safely conduct in-person human research.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 8:06pm
Washtenaw County restaurant employees started a petition to end dine-in services.

Washtenaw County service industry workers have started a petition calling on the Washtenaw Board of Commissioners to extend the closure of dine-in availability at bars and restaurants due to health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The petition discusses the challenges restaurant workers across the country are facing including labor violations, hostile working conditions and little protection under the law. It also calls on the board to guarantee hazard pay and healthcare to workers forced to work in restaurants or bars.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 5:44pm
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In an effort to practice social distancing, the Ross School of Business announced that all Business School clubs must conduct all club activities virtually for the 2020-2021 academic year due to the COVID-19 pandemic in an email sent out to all Business Club presidents Tuesday afternoon. Despite the announcement, it has not been determined by the University whether or not Fall semester will be in-person or online.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 3:45pm
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On April 5, the Veteran Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System enacted their “Fourth Mission” during the current pandemic calling for humanitarian care for civilians during an emergency situation. This is the first time the hospital has accepted non-veterans since its founding 67 years ago. Mark S.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 2:37pm
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Michigan Medicine announced an economic recovery plan in order to combat the projected financial losses of $230 million for the fiscal year in a press release Tuesday morning. The losses are due to the sudden cancellation of all elective procedures and temporary suspension of many other services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 3:58pm
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Kyle VanKoevering, assistant professor of otolaryngology, and his research team used 3D printing technology to develop a device that can support multiple patients on a single ventilator. The vent-splitter works by adjusting and monitoring pressures according to the needs of each patient on the same ventilator.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 12:31pm
On Tuesday morning, the Michigan Department of Treasury announced it will provide Michigan residents who have state-backed student loans with assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Tuesday morning, the Michigan Department of Treasury announced it will provide Michigan residents who have state-backed student loans with assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The state will halt collection activities on delinquent student loans until Sept. 30.

Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 8:02pm
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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Medical School students have transitioned into helping hospitals battle the virus.

The Daily staff reporter Varsha Vedapudi talked to several Medical School students about what they have been doing to combat COVID-19 through Michigan Medicine.