Recent Coronavirus News

7/6/2020
To be ready when the economy starts to rebound, students should make sure they’re doing the stuff on this list.
6/30/2020
University leaders shared an update on the FY21 budget, the cancellation of fall athletics, working from home, and the hybrid model for fall classes.
6/22/2020
To do its part in the fight against COVID-19 and protect its students, faculty and staff, the university is planning for a ‘remote-first’ approach to the fall. Here’s what that will look like.
6/22/2020
Plans include a hybrid semester with many classes in a remote format, a shift in the academic calendar and a continued focus on remote engagement opportunities for students.
6/8/2020
Some researchers and their grad students are getting the green light to return to campus labs.
6/1/2020
Here’s a quick breakdown of the knowns and unknowns that will shape UM-Dearborn’s fall finances.
6/1/2020
A UM-Dearborn educational technology professor breaks down why remote education is a particularly tough challenge for public schools and how far our adaptation strategies can take us.
5/14/2020
To support students and help them prepare for success today and in the future, the university modified some admissions and registration process policies. 
5/12/2020
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.
5/11/2020
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.
4/29/2020
Social distancing makes helping others a little trickier. But there are still ways you can pitch in and show support for your community.
4/29/2020
When the pandemic forced all but essential personnel off campus, the MSEL staff joined the DIY effort to help frontline health care workers.
4/21/2020
Plans for preserving financial resources include a five-to-10-percent pay reduction for leadership, hiring freezes and no employee base salary increases.
4/20/2020
Three UM-Dearborn faculty talk about what being a “good” professor means during a global pandemic.
4/13/2020
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.
4/13/2020
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.
4/8/2020
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.
4/6/2020
"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.
4/6/2020
A UM-Dearborn student teacher explains why letting go of expectations is what the kids need most right now.
4/1/2020
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.
3/30/2020
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.
3/25/2020
The Division of Student Affairs is adapting quickly to keep UM-Dearborn’s student community feeling connected.
3/23/2020
A College of Business entrepreneurship educator and Detroit small business owners talk about keeping businesses visible and viable when COVID-19 closes the doors.
3/18/2020
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.
3/10/2020
To promote a safe and healthy environment for our community, UM-Dearborn leadership is working closely with U-M health professionals and executive officers.

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