On March 10, 2020, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a state of emergency due to two presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the state of Michigan.

On March 11, 2020, University President Mark Schlissel announced the cancellation of classes for the remainder of the week and the decision to conduct classes remotely for the rest of the semester.

On March 16, 2020, students began their first day of online classes.

One year later, The Michigan Daily takes a look at the past year, how we got here and what the future holds.

Check out the full timeline here.

Researched and written by Navya Gupta, Martha Lewand and Jared Dougall. Naitian Zhou contributed. Developed by Naitian Zhou, Rimaz Khan, Parth Dhyani, Katrina Sanchez, Aasher Akhlaque and Ananya Joshi.

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