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Get weekly tips for preparing your fruits and veggies

July 19, 2021

You’ve stocked up on your favorite fruits and vegetables at your local grocery store or farmers market. Now what? Sign up for MHealthy’s 2021 Fruit and Vegetable of the Week newsletter and get new ideas for preparing your market finds. Each Thursday, through Aug. 19, you’ll receive an email highlighting a different fruit or vegetable. Each issue includes: Tips for choosing the freshest produceHow-to video with time-saving tips for cleaning and cuttingAn easy, budget-friendly recipeWays to keep your fruits and vegetables fresher, longer Learn more and sign up by for the Vegetable of the Week newsletter by Aug. 6. Note,…

Parking pay equipment software upgrades begin this week

July 19, 2021

Please be advised that beginning on Wednesday, July 21 and extending until the end of the month, Logistics, Transportation & Parking will update the software version on medical campus pay equipment.  During the update process, there will be short-duration patient/visitor lane closures (approx. 1-2 hours each). A single lane will be closed at a time and staff will be onsite to direct patients to the adjacent available lane(s).  Updates will occur in the following parking structure sequence: P1, P4, P2/P3 and P5.

Plan ahead and expect delays: Jackson Avenue construction project

July 19, 2021

Please be advised that beginning today, eastbouind and westbound traffic on Jackson Avenue at Maple Road is scheduled to be reduced to one lane in each direction. The project is designed to allow emergency reconstruction of North Maple Road. Plan ahead and expect delays and alert patients if they will be traveling in the area. Here’s what you need to know: Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the intersection away from the work area during the project.Construction is expected to take place between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.Pedestrian traffic will be maintained.The project is…

Week in Review: Virtual Art Fair, 8C earns PRISM Award — and more!

July 16, 2021

https://youtu.be/PxuI1AZNt6w Art was on everyone’s mind this week, with the opening of the Ann Arbor Art Fair and with Headlines publishing the second annual Michigan Medicine Virtual Art Fair! From cookie…

Join mentoring program for health research professionals

July 16, 2021

The STEP.up Staff Enrichment Program is seeking mentee and mentor applicants for its fourth cohort. STEP.up is a formal, nine-month long mentorship program designed for staff working in health research. Mentors typically have at least 5-8 years’ professional experience, a career-long pursuit of professional development for themselves, and a passion for coaching others. Mentees are self-starters and independent learners who envision a research career but are still in the early stages of their journey. The program runs from October 2021 through June 2022. The time commitment involves attendance at two group sessions and monthly meetings between mentees and mentors. Please…

The Wrap employee podcast celebrates 8C’s recent PRISM Award recognition!

July 16, 2021

https://youtu.be/PxuI1AZNt6w Congratulations to 8C at University Hospital, which recently received a PRISM Award for sustained excellence! Find out more about this prestigious honor, and all the hard work that went into achieving it, from clinical nurse specialist LaToya Freeman. Freeman stopped by The Wrap employee podcast to discuss her unit's efforts, then stayed on to discuss who from history she would want to meet and what summer movie she is most looking forward to. On top of all that, there was the weekly trivia contest, where a lucky listener can win a prize. Check it out today via the YouTube…

‘Wave Journeys’ by Mark Piotrowski on display at University Hospital

July 16, 2021

Mark Piotrowski’s colorful and vibrant pieces of his Wave Journeys series are constructed out of hand cut shaped aluminum, sign foam and enamel paints. They began as colored pencil drawings that he made during a time with some health issues, symbolizing the ups and downs of everyday events. The highs and lows are not separate from each other, but rather are all connected. The winding, under- and overlapping bands of color are ongoing waves that cycle around and through each other, without beginning or end. In addition to working in the studio, Piotrowski is also busy with his mural and…

Campus buses to lift capacity limits on Aug. 2

July 15, 2021

Effective Monday, Aug. 2, based on guidance from university public health officials, passenger capacity limits will be removed from the campus bus system.  The removal of capacity limits is in line with TheRide who is working under guidance from the Washtenaw County Health Department. Passengers will also again be allowed to board and alight from both the front and rear doors.   Preventative measures that will remain in place include: Face coverings are required. No mask, no service.Transit routes designed for passenger trips to be completed in approximately 15 minutes or less.Moveable shields installed as a barrier between passengers and drivers.Drivers will…

Guidelines for resumption of events

July 15, 2021

All events should follow campus, Michigan Medicine and U-M Health guidelines, which are informed by the State (MDHSS) and CDC. As those guidelines evolve, this policy will remain fluid and reflect those changes. Michigan Medicine will allow hosted outdoor events occurring on or after July 1 and indoor events occurring on or after Sept. 1, in alignment with U-M’s return to full capacity in-person athletic events, as well as the Office of University Development plans to host events. These events will follow U-M, Michigan Medicine and U-M Health guidelines, which currently include the following and are consistent with state and…