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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer extends the stay at home order until May 28.

In a press conference Thursday, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer extended Michigan’s stay-at-home order until May 28, two weeks longer than the previous order.

Whitmer previously announced manufacturing workers can resume work on May 11, including workers at Michigan’s Big 3 auto companies. This is part of her six-step MI Safe Start plan, which outlines a gradual reopening for Michigan’s economy.

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An application for federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act emergency funding through the University is now available on the student self-service page in Wolverine Access. The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor received $12.6 million for student aid from the federal CARES Act.

The one page application asks students to describe their reason for requesting emergency funds. Students must also list a cost for each COVID-19-related expense they seek assistance for.

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In a court filing submitted Friday regarding the sexual misconduct allegations against former University of Michigan athletic doctor Robert Anderson,

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On Friday, a caravan of approximately 100 cars drove across Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti to disrupt traffic and protest the exploitation of undocumented immigrants in essential businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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According to an email sent to faculty, students and staff from Susan M. Collins, interim provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, the University will implement a coordinating committee and six topic-focused committees to work on specific guidelines and principles for the fall term.

In addition, the email echoed sentiments from University President Mark Schlissel sent earlier this week that the administration is “cautiously optimistic” that they will be able to deliver a public-health informed in-person fall semester.

Public Policy junior Amanda Kaplan and LSA junior Sav Nandigama, Central Student Government president and vice president.

The Association of Big Ten Students, composed of all 14 Big Ten student body presidents, released a letter on April 28 urging Congress to support the All Dependent Children Count Act. 

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

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer extends her stay at home order Friday morning.

At a press conference Friday morning, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced an executive order extending Michigan’s Stay Home, Stay Safe order through May 15.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer provides an update on Monday on COVID-19 in Michigan.

At a press conference Monday afternoon, Gov.

U-M President Mark Schlissel announced a salary freeze for University faculty amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan, released a statement regarding the University’s f