Students impacted by proposed Homeland Security Policy

Colleagues: 

Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a preliminary announcement about online study eligibility for international students for the fall 2020 semester. The University of Michigan has issued a statement expressing its strong disagreement with this temporary policy, as have we at the College of Engineering. The University’s government relations Continue Reading »

Engineering faculty preparation for an in-residence Fall semester

Colleagues:

Monday, you heard the announcement from President Mark S. Schlissel regarding a public health-informed in-residence semester this fall. This means we will welcome students to the Ann Arbor campus, classrooms and residence halls for a mixture of in-person and remote instruction. 

This news confirms our need to design high-quality, flexible options for our students. Continue Reading »

Successful Re-engagement of Research

Team Michigan Engineering:

Last week, we joined the University in safely re-engaging research and scholarship in accordance with state regulations within the College of Engineering. This effort involved a complicated organization of personnel, training, COVID-19 safety procedures, and new guidelines for entering buildings.

As a pilot, there was plenty of room for confusion and mistakes. Continue Reading »