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 Students:
Today marks the last day of classes for the winter term. What a term it has been!
There is no getting around the negatives. Missed graduation celebrations, a tough economy, health challenges for some of you and many of your loved ones. The disappointments and anxiety many of you are feeling Continue Reading »
Dear CoE Community,
As Dean Gallimore shared on Monday, we have had dozens of volunteers step up to join our first “Victory Garden” projects – volunteering to do work not usually in their job duties to serve areas of high need, or donating blood to serve the common good.
At this time, we are in Continue Reading »
Dear CoE Students,
As we’ve been in this new steady state for awhile, we are writing to see how things are going. We understand the COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyone in various ways. Social distancing, remote research or learning and changes to summer plans are affecting each of you. As always, please know we are Continue Reading »
Dear CoE Community:
It’s been two weeks since our university took the necessary yet unprecedented safety measures of putting our academic institution entirely online. A lot has happened, and no doubt there is more to come. But rather than delve into more news about the changes, I want to take a moment to pause, and Continue Reading »
In recognition of how current events may be impacting our graduate students, the College of Engineering is implementing the following grading policy for the Winter 2020 semester. These changes are in alignment with recently announced Rackham Graduate School grading policy changes.
For this term (Winter 2020) only, the following alternative grading policy will apply to Continue Reading »
We know that the unprecedented pace of changes and decision-making at this time is stressful. Beyond safety and health, there are concerns about access to technology, earnings from work, and transportation home. We are committed to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for everyone. The COVID-19 virus is a rapidly changing situation, and our primary Continue Reading »
Given the COVID-19 outbreak, some students may have had their health insurance status impacted due to relocation from study abroad or by moving to a permanent residence. Having health insurance is especially important during this uncertain time, so we have been able to work with BCN to re-open enrollment for students in need. If you Continue Reading »
Dear College of Engineering Graduate Students,
Due to the challenges presented to graduate education by the COVID-19 outbreak, the College of Engineering is implementing changes to several deadlines relevant to graduate students for the Winter 2020 term. This policy is in alignment with the Rackham Graduate School’s communication to program directors sent yesterday.
For this Continue Reading »