Recent Coronavirus News
University of Michigan-Dearborn modifies policies to assist current and prospective students during coronavirus pandemic
To support students and help them prepare for success today and in the future, the university modified some admissions and registration process policies.
From late March though now, Psychology Associate Professor Brenda Whitehead has heard from more than 1,500 older adults nationwide about their pandemic stressors and joys. Here are some preliminary results of her research.
Wanting to better understand people’s behavior when it comes to precautionary measures against COVID-19 like mask wearing, a business professor started a research project — and discovered that most people are choosing to be socially responsible.
Social distancing makes helping others a little trickier. But there are still ways you can pitch in and show support for your community.
When the pandemic forced all but essential personnel off campus, the MSEL staff joined the DIY effort to help frontline health care workers.
Plans for preserving financial resources include a five-to-10-percent pay reduction for leadership, hiring freezes and no employee base salary increases.
Three UM-Dearborn faculty talk about what being a “good” professor means during a global pandemic.
Senior Rosa Gonzalez is a first-generation student whose parents moved to the U.S. from Mexico when she was seven to give her access to a quality education. Even with several life challenges, her diploma determination never wavered.
A UM-Dearborn student opens up about the switch to online classes, working from home, getting laid off, living with a frontline healthcare worker, and coronavirus-fueled discrimination against Asian Americans.
Political Science Professor Mitchel Sollenberger, who’s a political source for USA Today, C-SPAN, The Hill, Washington Post and others, talks about how the COVID-19 crisis may impact what happens on November 3.
"Professor Nick Vlisides keeps providing advice to us about how to view the stock market and how to move forward ourselves. When I look back, that’s what I’ll remember,” says Finance major Vivian Dihn.
A UM-Dearborn student teacher explains why letting go of expectations is what the kids need most right now.
UM-Dearborn’s counseling director talks about how to nurture your mental health during the pandemic — including why you should still shower and comb your hair even if no one’s watching.
Psychology Associate Professor Brenda Whitehead, a gerontologist whose research focuses on stress in later life, developed a survey for people ages 60+ to hear about their stressors and joys during this historic pandemic.
The Division of Student Affairs is adapting quickly to keep UM-Dearborn’s student community feeling connected.
A College of Business entrepreneurship educator and Detroit small business owners talk about keeping businesses visible and viable when COVID-19 closes the doors.
A UM-Dearborn public health leader weighs in on why the current disruptions to our daily lives are necessary — and why we should probably prepare for the long haul.
To promote a safe and healthy environment for our community, UM-Dearborn leadership is working closely with U-M health professionals and executive officers.
There are no confirmed cases in our area, but U-M is taking precautionary measures.
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