carbon neutrality

  1. February 20, 2024

    Annual fact sheet tracks Ann Arbor campus sustainability

    In an annual fact sheet for FY ’23, the Office of Campus Sustainability reported significant progress in several areas, including that the campus reduced operational emissions by 30%.

  2. September 26, 2023

    Sustainable art practices bloom at new Stamps garden

    The Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design has taken a step toward campuswide carbon neutrality with the opening of the Stamps Sustainable Materials & Color Garden on the school’s grounds.

  3. July 20, 2023

    Shana Weber appointed AVP for campus sustainability

    Shana S. Weber, a leading sustainability strategist and administrator, will serve as U-M’s first associate vice president for campus sustainability.

  4. June 27, 2023

    SEAS names inaugural director of sustainable climate action engagement

    Liesl Eichler Clark will be U-M’s first director of sustainable climate action engagement, leading an initiative to link the university’s expanding sustainability research, collaborations and engagement with external partners.

  5. June 22, 2023

    Four electric buses a step toward cleaner campus fleet

    Four new battery-powered electric buses — three 40-foot buses and one 60-foot articulated bus — have arrived on the Ann Arbor campus as a step in a broader effort to decarbonize the U-M vehicle fleet.

  6. May 10, 2023

    Drilling for North Campus geo-exchange system nearly done

    Drilling is almost done for the Hayward Street Geothermal Facility, the first major geo-exchange facility at U-M. The system will heat and cool the Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building.

  7. May 4, 2023

    U-M reports on ‘green bonds,’ updates sustainability dashboards

    U-M has undertaken several strategies that advance its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality across the Dearborn, Flint and Ann Arbor campuses, including Athletics and Michigan Medicine.

  8. April 4, 2023

    Matthaei collections get new life as recycled materials, biofuels

    Researchers and staff from U-M and three other institutions are using a recent grant to study how to turn the Matthaei Botanical Gardens’ trash into useful products as well as heat and energy.

  9. February 20, 2023

    New carbon neutrality research projects receive more than $1M

    The Graham Sustainability Institute’s Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program has announced $1.16 million in funding for six new faculty research projects, tackling a range of carbon neutrality topics.

  10. February 9, 2023

    Ann Arbor campus meets two sustainability goals early

    The university’s Ann Arbor campus achieved two of its 2025 sustainability goals in 2022, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25% and applying 40% less chemicals to campus landscapes.