University of Michigan


This week a University of Michigan expert leads a panel weighing whether to recommend the emergency use of a new vaccine against COVID-19.

As we approach the one-year mark for the Coronavirus Pandemic a Michigan medical historian shares his perspective on what we’re going through at this point compared to the influenza pandemic of 1918.

New study shows Michigan holiday shutdown saved lives

Feb 1, 2021
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The state health department’s “Pause to Save Lives” did exactly that, save lives.  That's according to a University of Michigan study.


Jan 25, 2021

High school athletes and their parents continue to advocate for opening up sports. The group ‘Let Them Play’ has hired a law firm to explore suing the state in order to open up sports like basketball.

Metro-Detroit Housing Study

Jan 4, 2021
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A new study from the University of Michigan finds housing discrimination in metro Detroit is more likely in poorer communities with more Black or Hispanic residents.