News Briefs

U-M athletic director Warde Manuel mishandled a complaint from a former wrestler that alleged sexual assault  by Robert Anderson.

Instead of forwarding a letter alleging Robert Anderson, the late University of Michigan sports physician, of sexual assault to the University Title IX investigators, Athletic Director Warde Manuel forwarded it to University lawyers,

Michigan Medicine received 22,000 defunct masks.

In accordance with their efforts to combat the impacts of COVID-19, the federal government shipped 700,000 surgical masks to Michigan, with 22,000 being allocated to Michigan Medicine.

However, according to a report from the Detroit Free Press, both the 2,000 masks initially distributed, along with the remaining 20,000 in the stockpile were all defunct and unusable.

The University announces proposed tenure changes that could refuse severance pay in cases of misconduct Monday.

The University of Michigan announced recommended changes to policies for handling the dismissal of tenured faculty members on Monday

The field hospital planned by Michigan Medicine has not opened yet.

After Michigan Medicine announced last week that it would be opening a field hospital in an indoor track facility on the University of Michigan’s athletic camp

The University continues to look for alternative graduation options.

After the cancellation of University of Michigan commencement due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many seniors expressed the loss of their final year.

However, on April 9, University President Mark Schlissel expressed his hopes for an in-person commencement for the class of 2020 “some time next spring.” In addition, there will be a virtual celebration on the regular commencement date.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer extends the stay at home order.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced the extension of the “Stay Safe, Stay Home” Executive Order through April 30 on Thursday afternoon.

More than 100 Michigan Medicine employees test positive for COVID-19.

728 Michigan Medicine employees have been tested for COVID-19 and 110 of those tests have come back positive as of Monday, according to a press release from Michigan Medicine.

The Michigan State Legislature has extended the State of Emergency by 23 days in a vote held Tuesday afternoon.

The Michigan state legislature convened in Lansing on Tuesday and voted to prolong Michigan’s state of emergency. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer declares a state of disaster as the COVID-19 cases rise.


A resident of Zaragon West has tested positive for COVID-19.

A resident living in Zaragon West Apartments tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to an email sent to residents on Wednesday afternoon.