Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 3:58pm

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

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.

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 10:44pm

Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and Gary Peters, D-Mich., participated in a virtual town hall meeting hosted jointly by WDIV Local 4, WXYZ 7 Action News and WJBK Fox 2 Detroit Thursday evening. The two senators answered questions from Michiganders about the current COVID-19 pandemic on topics ranging from the personal protective equipment shortage in the state to the importance of robust COVID-19 testing.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 8:08pm


For Rackham student Stephanie Pistorius, living on-campus with her husband during the time of COVID-19 has been full of uncertainty. She said she was not prepared for the impact on lab research, though she had been following the news in the weeks leading up to the University of Michigan’s announcement of the cancellation of in-person classes.

“It felt focused on undergrads,” Pistorius said. 

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 4:20pm

In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, many students across campus have returned home and must social distance, per national and state guidelines.

The Daily reporters Jasmin Lee and Varsha Vedapudi talked to various students who discussed the psychological challenges of social distancing and being away from friends and classes.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 6:43pm


The Graham Sustainability Institute, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, launched the Michigan Zoning Database, a unique searchable database that documents how more than 1,800 municipalities in Michigan are using sites for renewable energy purposes.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 10:47pm

What is coronavirus? Where did it start?

COVID-19 is the most recently discovered strain of coronavirus. It was first identified in humans in Wuhan, China in December of 2019. Coronaviruses, a large family of zoonotic viruses, cause infections that span a wide spectrum of severity, from common colds to more severe respiratory diseases. 

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 7:04pm
U-M physics professor Stephen Forrest receives the Henry Russel Award at the 95th annual Henry Russel Lecture at Rackham Amphitheater Thursday afternoon.

About 200 students, professors and community members attended the 2020 Henry Russel Lecture, delivered by Stephen R. Forrest, Peter A. Franken Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, on Thursday afternoon.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 8:29pm
Sarah Mills, Research Area Specialist for the Ford School of Public Policy, presents "Sustainability in Policy: The web of policies impacting renewable energy development" at the 4th annual MUSE Conference Friday at the Rackham Graduate Building.

About 30 University of Michigan graduate students, researchers and community members attended a discussion on pathways to sustainable action as part of the annual University-wide Sustainability & Environment Conference in Rackham Assembly Hall on Friday afternoon. The panelists discussed ways of connecting research in sustainability to the general public.

Sandra Turner-Handy, member of Michigan Environmental Council, said she thinks the behavior of businesses has never been about sustainability. According to Turner-Handy, “sustainability” only serves as a buzzword.