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Faculty Q&A: America’s prisons and social distancing

Social distancing is the new national—and international—buzz phrase. But staying home is not an option for the 2.3 million people who are...

U-M economists: New models see coronavirus-induced recession

University of Michigan economists now expect a U.S. recession caused by the coronavirus, though a rapidly evolving, uncertain situation makes drawing...

Ouch: Patients prescribed opioids after tooth extraction report worse pain

The use of opioids to soothe the pain of a pulled tooth could be drastically reduced or eliminated altogether from dentistry,...

Polarization of climate change news is no hoax

Concern about the politicization of climate change news is not new, but coverage of the issue over the last three decades...

U-M ecologist awarded Moore Foundation grant to study symbiosis in aquatic systems

University of Michigan disease ecologist Meghan Duffy is one of 15 scientists awarded five-year grants from the Gordon and Betty Moore...

Faculty Q&A: H. Luke Shaefer on how the coronavirus outbreak highlights inequities in health care, employment systems

As the coronavirus continues to spread, University of Michigan poverty scholar H. Luke Shaefer discusses how the pandemic will impact hourly workers and families...

Faculty Q&A: Kelly Murdoch-Kitt provides tips for remote learning, working

Kelly Murdoch-Kitt, assistant professor at the U-M Stamps School of Art & Design, is a user experience designer and educator focused on...

ACA made health insurance access more equal but racial, ethnic gaps remain

As the Affordable Care Act turns 10 years old, a new study shows it has narrowed racial and ethnic gaps in...

Sparks will fly: U-M alumna melds women seeking job skills with companies needing welders

Samantha Farrugia was studying for her master’s degree in urban planning at the University of Michigan in 2014 when she walked past...

Medicaid expansion does not discourage job-seeking among the unemployed

Although some worry that Medicaid expansion could discourage unemployed workers from seeking employment, a University of Michigan study found that Medicaid...

For children, food insecurity means not only hunger but also stress, sadness

Parents who experience food insecurity might think they’re protecting their children from their family’s food situation by eating less or different foods...

Smallest Homo erectus cranium in Africa and diverse stone tools found at Gona, Ethiopia

An international research team led by scientists from the U.S. and Spain, and including a University of Michigan geologist, has discovered...

Anouncement

[Illinois] Graduates for August and December 2019, Dean’s List honorees named

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announced Dean’s List honorees and graduates for the fall semester 2019, as well as those who...

Krannert Center COVID-19 Operations Update and Performance Cancellations

Urbana, IL—On March 11, the University of Illinois communicated new guidelines for university operations, enacted to safeguard health during current COVID-19 conditions.

Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 message to students, faculty members, staff

The message below was distributed Wednesday evening to University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff.Dear Members of the University...

Urbana Park District cancels programs, events and rentals and closes buildings through April 12

The Urbana Park District has been closely following the Center for Disease Control guidelines on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has implemented several...