In an effort to tackle environmental challenges and create a sustainable world, the School for Environment and Sustainability and Tsinghua University's School of Environment have established a new program to cultivate talents for global sustainability and facilitate academic cooperation between the United States and China.
The Board of Regents approved deans for the new School for Environment and Sustainability and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy on Thursday, along with an interim dean for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Jonathan T. Overpeck, one of the nation's leading experts on climate change, has been appointed the inaugural dean of the University of Michigan's new School for Environment and Sustainability. The position carries the title Samuel A. Graham Dean.
The new School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan will focus on global sustainability challenges at the intersection of environment and society.