COVID Success Stories

Managing to-go meal waste with flexibility and persistence
In response to COVID, MDining is providing packaged to-go meals (95,000 per week!) so students...
Virtual lab inspections, other adaptations support researchers
F&O is integral to U-M’s world-class research enterprise. Here are two examples of F&O teams adapting...
Streamlined process brings on new custodians quickly
To support the university’s public health-informed fall semester, Custodial Services was tasked with providing significantly...
Transit collaborates on new routes, other major changes
In mid-August Logistics, Transportation & Parking announced major safety changes for the campus bus system in support...
Lending a hand, learning something new
In the spring, two departments teamed up to inspect fire extinguishers. Frank Marcinkiewicz, the fire...
Custodial and Grounds gets creative with staffing
Briayan Quinteros helps keep campus tidy by string trimming at NCRC. Throughout the summer, Custodial...
Ramping up COVID research facilities
As research across the university abruptly ramped down in March, essential COVID-19 research ramped up....
FOIS plays to its strengths to develop daily COVID screening
In just 36 hours, the FOIS Development team created a daily health screening tool to...
EHS lends expertise to test devices for COVID patients
What does a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) do? They protect people from all kinds of...
F&O staff create innovative safety solution for buses
Adjusting operations to promote health and safety When the university moved to online classes, the...
Creative, fast-paced work to create isolation rooms for COVID patients
F&O’s Hospital Maintenance team and Campus Metal Shops are continuing to provide critical support to Michigan Medicine by...
F&O staff rise to the challenge during COVID crisis
​Right now, people across Michigan are doing their part to slow the spread of COVID-19...