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September 20, 2017

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April 17, 2017

Graham Institute uses fellowship application to stress DE&I focus

While a number of University of Michigan schools, colleges and Student Life units develop and shape their individual diversity, equity and inclusion plans around the expressed needs of their constituents, several other units face unique challenges because of the structure of their work.

June 13, 2016

Near-average 'dead zone' forecast for Chesapeake Bay

A University of Michigan ecologist and colleagues from several institutions are forecasting a near-average Chesapeake Bay "dead zone" in 2016.

This year's forecast calls for an oxygen-depleted, or hypoxic, region of about 1.58 cubic miles, which is close to the long-term average measured since 1950.

May 25, 2016

Provost's panel suggests new sustainability education structure

A new school of sustainability is among the key recommendations in a report by a faculty committee exploring ways to strengthen the University of Michigan's position as a leader in interdisciplinary education that addresses sustainability challenges.

July 9, 2015

U-M, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie

University of Michigan researchers and their colleagues predict the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years and could become the second-most severe behind the record-setting 2011 bloom.

June 3, 2015

Federal funding extends Great Lakes climate research at U-M, MSU

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Michigan State University have been awarded $3.65 million from the federal government to continue the study of climate change adaptation and climate variability in the Great Lakes region for another five years.

October 14, 2013

Landmark U-M effort measures sustainability culture on campus

Most University of Michigan faculty, students and staff say they are committed to sustainability, but new survey results indicate significant room for improvement in sustainability behaviors, awareness, engagement and accountability.

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