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September 23, 2017

Sustainability

September 18, 2017

MDining, CSG Offer expanded farmers markets

Farm-fresh vegetables are one of the delicious high points of summer. As fall rolls around, Michigan Dining and Central Student Government will help extend their availability through on-campus M Farmers Markets.

September 8, 2017

U-M, Tsinghua start grad program in environment, sustainability

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.

May 18, 2017

Gift extends Dow Sustainability Fellows Program through 2020

A new $3 million gift from the Dow Chemical Co. Foundation to the Dow Sustainability Fellows Program at the University of Michigan will enable fellows to continue implementing sustainable solutions for food systems, cities, infrastructure, mobility, consumption and energy systems from Michigan to Sub-Saharan Africa.

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.

March 16, 2017

Central Power Plant expansion expected to reduce emissions

A new combustion turbine at the University of Michigan's Central Power Plant is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions significantly, lowering emission levels halfway toward the university's 2025 sustainability goal.

February 13, 2017

New food systems course opens doors to community

Mike Levine represents one of the original cornerstones of the global food system: farmers.

The University of Michigan alumnus co-owns a Scio Township farm that spans 122 acres and boasts everything from vegetable seeds and a fruit nursery to shitake mushrooms.

February 6, 2017

RecycleMania returns with U-M building, intercollegiate contests

University of Michigan faculty, staff and students are being called upon to be the "leaders and best" in recycling and waste reduction in the annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition.

Building occupants are competing in the areas of highest recycling rate, most-improved recycling rate and largest waste-reduction rate.

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