University expands online mental health resources
With end-of-semester stress starting to pile up on everyone, U-M has launched several new online resources designed to help faculty and staff assist students with mental health concerns. The new resources augment in-person counseling services, workshops and training offered to the university community.
Value-based insurance design concept in health care reform law
Value-based insurance design programs — a concept created at U-M and which focus on removing financial barriers to high-value procedures — are part of the new health care reforms. Dr. A. Mark Fendrick is working with policy setters to implement the strategy.
U-M historians receive NEH grant to preserve 1918-19 influenza records
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the Center for the History of Medicine a two-year, $314,688 grant to create an original, open-access digital collection of archival, primary and interpretive materials related to the history of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic in the United States.
The Michigan Difference
A journey of faith
UM-Flint alumnus Christopher Paul Curtis has received more than a dozen awards for his novel “Bud, Not Buddy,” about a 10-year-old boy who flees an abusive foster family and sets out on a journey across Michigan. The story was adapted into a stage play that recently finished a two-week run at UM-Flint.