University of Michigan’s sustainability performance continues to earn a gold rating by the international Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.
U-M is one of 124 institutions earning a gold STARS rating this year, and among more than 900 colleges and universities around the globe using the STARS reporting tool.
Jennifer Haverkamp, an internationally recognized expert on climate change, international trade and global environmental policy and negotiations, will become director of the University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute, effective Oct. 1.
The Graham Sustainability Institute has awarded more than $200,000 to support three sustainability-related research projects in Puerto Rico and Michigan.
The Office of the Provost has appointed an advisory committee in the search for a new director for the University of Michigan's Graham Sustainability Institute.
The Graham Sustainability Institute has awarded nearly $500,000 to support four sustainability-related research projects in the U.S. and abroad.
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.
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.
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.
A University of Michigan researcher and colleagues from several institutions are forecasting an average but still large "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico this year.
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.
The results are in from the U-M Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program 2014 survey, providing the third year of information about the awareness, attitudes, and behavior of students, staff and faculty.
University of Michigan researchers Wednesday released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas and oil extraction process commonly known as fracking.
Researchers at the University of Michigan have been awarded a three-year, $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation to determine the Detroit River's contributions to algae blooms that plague Lake Erie each summer.
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.
A University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues are forecasting a slightly below-average but still significant "dead zone" this summer in the Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary.
A University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues are forecasting an average, but still large, "dead zone" in the Gulf of Mexico this year.
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.
Reducing the size of the Lake Erie "dead zone" to acceptable levels will require cutting nutrient pollution nearly in half in coming decades, at a time when climate change is expected to make such reductions more difficult.
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.