Recent Coronavirus News
The pandemic highlighted a fundamental contradiction of our economic system today: The caring labor that’s assigned the lowest value, and is often performed by women, is also essential. Feminist economist Professor Suzanne Bergeron says people in power have taken note.
UM-Dearborn’s facilities teams are going beyond recommended standards in some cases to ease folks' nerves about returning to the office.
A UM-Dearborn education professor talks about the impact of pandemic learning, how we can catch students up, and why the K-12 classroom may never be the same.
Looking at the federal government’s recent stimulus and relief packages, COB Faculty member Mercedes Miranda relies on economics research, history and her financial expertise to put the debt into perspective and share what the long-term economic effects may be.
Megan Lohner’s family has shouldered many of COVID’s biggest impacts. Now a post-graduation homecoming finds her producing Pfizer’s groundbreaking vaccine.
Two UM-Dearborn experts explain why equity and vaccine hesitancy are proving to be such persistent challenges.
Mardigian Library is creating an archive of campus experiences during COVID through artistic expression and oral history.
University leaders recently shared updates on plans for the rest of winter semester, what to expect for summer and fall, some good news about athletics, and a big good-to-know about vaccines.
Knowing the importance of hands-on learning to understand scientific processes, professors adjusted their lab lessons so students could continue to benefit from experiential learning wherever their locations. And students say it’s working.
If you’re looking for silver linings, here’s one.
African and African American Studies Assistant Professor Terri Laws talks about the role of transparency, acknowledgement and actionable change in repairing the broken trust behind the COVID vaccine hesitation in communities of color.
The Faculty Senate recently passed a resolution commending the Chancellor, Provost and leadership team for their foresight in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The next phase of the pandemic could be a test of how much we’ve learned about inequity in America.
Students and faculty talk about the challenges and surprising payoffs of their virtual tutoring experiences this semester.
You’ve probably noticed the house down the street sold in days — over asking — during a recession and a pandemic. COB Associate Professor Lee Redding explains what’s going on.
University leaders shared their thoughts on how things are going this semester, the state of the budget, and what we can expect in 2021.
Associate Professor Joshua Akers talks about the Detroit housing crisis on the horizon, what people are doing to help, and why the Dec. 31 eviction moratorium date ignores the reality of increasing COVID case numbers locally and across the nation.
Looking at data to see how the pandemic changed the community mental health landscape, one CASL faculty member says people have adjusted to the new virtual environment and telemental health has promise to be an effective delivery service.
No doubt — teachers face some serious challenges this school year. But the innovation that’s happening amidst the chaos should give us hope for the future.
Campus looks to science and public health-informed guidelines when responding to COVID-19.
UM-Dearborn’s counseling director explains why Zoom therapy isn’t as popular as you’d think but easy-to-access wellness activities are booming.
Business professors — and experts in workplace team management — share ways supervisors can create positive virtual office environments that bring remote employees together.
With a resolution to the pandemic nowhere in sight, UM-Dearborn is opting for a winter semester that looks a lot like fall.
Sociology Professor Pamela Aronson — using research findings as a guide — breaks down the challenges hitting today’s emerging adults the hardest and gives actions to take and changes to make.
The Maker Lab staff are at it again.
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