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COVID-19: U-M Leaders on What You Should Know About the Coronavirus

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has been top-of-mind for students, faculty, staff, businesses, and community members. Universities across the county, including U-M, have moved to online courses to minimize the potential spread of the coronavirus. Events have been canceled, public K-12 schools in Michigan temporarily closed, restaurants have moved to carryout only, and many businesses have had to temporarily close.

The rapidly evolving public health measures being put in place have raised many questions surrounding the pandemic and its impact. College students are wondering how to safely communicate with friends, faculty are curious about the constantly evolving landscape of the virus, and parents and community members want advice on best practices to protect loved ones.

Recognizing the need for information, U-M experts have shared important updates on various topics regarding COVID-19, in the videos on this playlist:

The Office of the Vice President for Research has partnered with teams across campus to develop a webpage that includes information, resources for research continuity planning, and extensive research FAQs so that faculty, staff, and students can best manage their ongoing research and scholarship activities.

FAQ topics include:

  • Research travel
  • Research facilities/laboratory safety
  • Proposal submission and award management
  • Research involving animals
  • Research involving human subjects
  • Research commercialization/technology transfer
  • Undergraduate student research
  • Graduate student research
  • Research funding opportunities

For the most up-to-date information, visit coronavirus.umich.edu