May is mental health awareness month. During these times, it’s even more crucial for us to actively check-in on our emotional wellbeing and utilize tools to manage the stressors and challenges we are facing. Today we’re writing to let you know about a new online mental health tool that is now available for the well-being Continue Reading »
Dear U-M Students,
In preparation for the Fall 2020 semester, the University of Michigan is working towards solutions to allow for a public health-informed semester with as much in-person instruction as possible. Hoping to help create change, David Chang and Sujai Arakali, two students from the College of Engineering, put together a proposal to include Continue Reading »
Dear Michigan Engineering,
We are now proceeding to re-start our on-campus research activities in a limited number of CoE buildings, and I would like to share with you the process and timeline for on-campus activity as we enter into the Pilot Phase of the building reopening.
Initiation of the Pilot
We will begin the gradual Continue Reading »
Michigan Engineering Team:
Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of speaking to many of you at our annual State of the College event. Although we interacted virtually, it was delightful to be “with” you and our staff community.
There were many questions asked during this session. I encourage those of you unable to attend — Continue Reading »
Michigan Engineering Research Team:
The past several months have been a trying time for our research endeavors, and I know many of you are eager to get back into your laboratories.
This weekend, President Schlissel and Vice President for Research Cunningham announced the beginning of the University’s research re-engagement. This allows for the resumption of Continue Reading »
Earlier this week you received a message from Alec about the critical need to utilize the month of May to plan for the Fall 2020 term. As you know, the fall will present a number of challenges for both faculty and students due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Issues such as physical distancing, travel Continue Reading »
The University of Michigan has been working with the State of Michigan and other public health authorities to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. I am particularly gratified with the actions taken by our CoE community to complete the sudden research ramp-down in March, while maintaining the activity Continue Reading »
I write to you today to both express my gratitude for your dedication over the past two months, and to set the stage for a successful AY20-21.
Your accomplishments since our shift to fully remote operations have been nothing short of extraordinary. Many of you tackled an online delivery of your curriculum for Continue Reading »
Team Michigan Engineering:
Last week, President Mark Schlissel shared with you the measures being taken to preserve University financial resources in the face of uncertainty. Since his announcement, I have had time to hear from many people from across the College about how these efforts will impact our work, and the additional questions they have Continue Reading »
Greetings, Team Michigan Engineering:
The end of the semester is upon us – although it hardly feels like it. There are no graduates in regalia taking pictures with parents, no bubbling Lurie fountain, and no students sleeping in the Dude between study sessions.
This end of the semester may feel uneventful.
But it is far Continue Reading »