September 29, 2022

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Welcome to the Sept. 29 edition of the Weekly Roundup. Thanks to you – our loyal readers – The Michigan Daily celebrates 132 of editorial freedom today! We are looking forward to yet another year of bringing all of the biggest stories at the University of Michigan straight to your inbox.

This week, Michigan Medicine nurses reached a contract agreement with the University of Michigan, the University published its first ‘climate action report,’ Ross students pushed back on the Business School’s no technology policy and more. 

Students take part in the Fridays for Future School Strike for Climate on the Diag in October 2021. Jeremy Weine/Daily. Buy this photo.

UMich publishes first ‘climate action report’ detailing sustainability progress and priorities

The University published its first ‘climate action report’ on Friday. The report details the University’s progress in sustainability-related actions for fiscal year 2022 and progress in its carbon neutrality goals. Click to learn more about the report and its impact. 

Michigan Medicine nurses and supporters attend a picket for safer conditions and a fair contract organized by the University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council at Fuller Park. After, they marched around the hospital buildings July 16. Tess Crowley/Daily. Buy this photo.

Michigan Medicine nurses reach tentative contract agreement

The Michigan Nurses Association-University of Michigan Professional Nurse Council (MNA-UMPNC) reached a tentative contract agreement with the University last week after more than six months of negotiations. The agreement addresses concerns about working conditions at Michigan Medicine. Click to learn more about the future of the contract.

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Ross students worry about environmental impact of no-technology policy

“Limitless paper in a paperless world.” Michael Scott said it, Business students live it. Students at the Ross School of Business are often required to print hundreds of pages of paper every semester to use in class because of the Business School’s no technology policy. Click here to read Ross student reactions and learn about sustainability concerns.

According to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard, there were 204 cases of COVID-19 on campus, resulting in a 1.7% positivity rate.

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