Detroit public schools to require all staff get vaccinated against COVID
All <a href="https://www.clickondetroit.com/topic/Detroit_Public_Schools_Community_District/" target="_blank"><b>Detroit Public Schools Community District</b></a> faculty and staff will have until Feb. 18 to get vaccinated or risk losing their job.
Manchester schools superintendent meets with parents over mask mandate
On Wednesday, Manchester Community Schools parents, staff members and some students met at the Manchester High School football stadium with superintendent Bradley Bezeau. They were there to discuss the division caused by the mask mandate issued by the Washtenaw County Health Department.
Annual U-M Depression on College Campuses Conference goes virtual
ANN ARBOR – This year’s Depression on College Campuses Conference at the University of Michigan will take place virtually on March 9 and 10. With the theme Addressing the Dual Pandemic: The Impact of COVID-19 and Racial Injustice on College Student Mental Health, the event focused on mental health on college campuses aims to highlight challenges students currently face. AdThe conference will present new research findings, programs and and policies that focus on the mental health of college students in the context of current event. Each year, attendees consist of a diverse group, including students, psychiatrists and psychologists, parents, academic advisors, counselors, health educators and more. Certified or Master Certified Health Education Specialists can receive up to 8.5 Category I contact education hours for attending the event.
U-M Clements Library in Ann Arbor accepting fellowship applications
"The Death of General Wolfe," over 240 years old and 8.5 feet in width, has been installed with new custom lighting on the oak-paneled walls of the Avenir Foundation Room at the University of Michigan William L. Clements Library. (Photo: Austin Thomason | Michigan Photography)ANN ARBOR – The William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan is now accepting applications for its fellowships through March 1. The library offers fellowships each year to help scholars access its world-renowned American history collections. Prior to the pandemic, public tours of the building designed by architect Albert Kahn were given only on select Fridays. The Clements Library is at 909 S. University Ave. on U-M’s central campus.
U-M Winter Term changes include mandatory weekly COVID testing of on-campus undergrads
The revised plan includes increased COVID-19 testing capacity, including mandatory testing for all students prior moving into university residence halls and mandatory weekly testing for undergraduate students who live, study or work on campus. The expanded testing plan includes weekly asymptomatic testing for the remaining students, faculty and staff on campus. For those quarantining off campus, testing will be expanded, and departure testing will still be required for undergraduates returning home, as was the case for the Thanksgiving holiday. While mandatory for undergraduates, departure testing is recommended for all other students. In addition to a reduction of in-person classes, density in U-M residence halls will be reduced by more than half.
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History reopens to students, faculty, staff
If you work or study at the University of Michigan and are a valid Mcard holder then you’re in luck. The U-M Museum of Natural History just reopened to students, faculty and staff with special hours on Fridays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Swipe your valid Mcard at the host desk. Wear a face mask anywhere on the University of Michigan campus including indoors and outside. The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History is in the Biological Sciences Building at 1105 N. University Ave.✉ Like what you’re reading?