carbon neutrality

  1. May 24, 2024

    U-M wins competitions for waste and energy reduction

    The university’s Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses have been recognized for their sustainability impact in two separate contests: the Campus Race to Zero Waste and the Michigan Battle of the Buildings.

  2. May 16, 2024

    University proceeds with plan for campus solar power projects

    U-M is moving ahead with plans to construct on-campus solar power installations with a capacity of 25 megawatts across all three campuses, hiring Houston-based Radial Power to design and build them.

  3. April 3, 2024

    Timber construction begins at College of Pharmacy project

    Mass-timber structures are being erected as part of the new College of Pharmacy building project, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and emphasize a shared culture of sustainability.

  4. 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%.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.