Sunday, April 5, 2020 - 4:59pm
Local businesses are wondering—and worrying—about how the economic shutdown due to COVID-19 will affect their business and the economy.

On Friday, March 13, two days after the University of Michigan canceled in-person classes and moved to online instruction for the rest of the semester, Kathy Roos, the owner of RoosRoast Coffee on East Liberty Street, removed half of the chairs from the cafe’s seating area.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 8:37pm
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As cases of COVID-19 rise in Michigan, the University of Michigan has limited all laboratory research deemed “noncritical” until further notice.

In addition, the University has asked research labs to donate available supplies, including face masks and gowns, to the hospital to prepare for an influx of cases in the coming weeks.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:58pm
University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel has recommended that School of Music Professor David Daniels be fired over sexual misconduct allegations.

In a University of Michigan Regents Communication dated March 26, University President Mark Schlissel ordered the immediate dismissal of former Music, Theater & Dance professor David Daniels. The order also states that Daniels is no longer eligible for severance pay, meaning he will not be paid after being terminated by the University.

Monday, March 23, 2020 - 2:10pm
The University announces the decision to move spring and summer classes online due to COVID-19.

Following Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order requiring all “non-essential” businesses to cease operations and residents to stay home, Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, notified the community in an email Monday afternoon that spring and summer term classes will take place remotely through online platforms. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 12:57pm
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Since the first cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were confirmed in Michigan last week, doctors and hospital officials at Michigan Medicine have begun preparing for a steep increase in cases as the virus spreads. 

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 4:07pm
The University of Michigan closed libraries and moved dining halls to take-out only meals Monday afternoon.

Shortly after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order to close all restaurants, bars and entertainment venues in the state on Monday, the University of Michigan closed libraries and moved dining halls to take-out only meals as fears about the spread of coronavirus continue to grow.

Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 7:04pm
Local businesses and stores consider closing in light of the COVID-19 risk.

With the rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak in the United States and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's executive order, many local businesses are to remain temporarily closed. 

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 10:22pm
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declares a state of emergency at a press conference Tuesday night.

Editor’s note: More cases of COVID-19 are being diagnosed daily. Check back at michigandaily.com for updates or at the state’s website https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus.

Two cases of the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 disease have been diagnosed in Michigan. 

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 3:49pm
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Robert Anderson, the late University of Michigan athletic doctor whose sexual misconduct allegations were made public by the University last week, was revealed to have traded sexual favors for letters exempting young men from service in the Vietnam War. 

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 3:47pm
University of Michigan administrators and faculty members were aware of numerous incidents of sexual misconduct, according to the Detroit Free Press.

University of Michigan administrators and faculty members were aware of numerous incidents of sexual misconduct, including in the cases of former Music, Theatre & Dance professor David Daniels and late University athletic doctor