Graham Sustainability Institute

  1. April 17, 2017

    Graham Institute uses fellowship application to stress DE&I focus

    The Graham Sustainability Institute is taking a unique approach to its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts by including a DE&I-related essay question on its applications for student fellowship programs.

  2. December 8, 2016

    U-M creates new School for Environment and Sustainability

    The new School for Environment and Sustainability at U-M will focus on global sustainability challenges at the intersection of environment and society.

  3. June 13, 2016

    Near-average ‘dead zone’ forecast for Chesapeake Bay

    A U-M 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.

  4. June 9, 2016

    U-M, partners predict average ‘dead zone’ for Gulf of Mexico in 2016

    A U-M researcher and colleagues from several institutions are forecasting an average but still large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico this year.

  5. May 25, 2016

    Provost’s panel suggests new sustainability education structure

    A new school of sustainability is among the key recommendations in a report by a faculty committee exploring ways to strengthen U-M’s position as a leader in interdisciplinary sustainability education.

  6. October 12, 2015

    Survey shows sustainability knowledge not translating to action

    U-M community members report increased sustainability knowledge in a new survey, but there is considerable room for improvement with regard to environmentally responsible behaviors.

  7. September 23, 2015

    U-M releases final report on high-volume hydraulic fracturing in Michigan

    U-M researchers have released the final version of a report analyzing policy options for the state of Michigan regarding high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.

  8. September 16, 2015

    $3M to aid study of Detroit River phosphorus, green infrastructure

    A $3 million grant from the Erb Family Foundation will allow the U-M Water Center to study the Detroit River’s contributions to Lake Erie algae blooms.

  9. July 9, 2015

    U-M, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie

    U-M researchers and their colleagues predict the 2015 western Lake Erie harmful algal bloom season will be among the most severe in recent years.

  10. June 23, 2015

    Below-average ‘dead zone’ predicted for Chesapeake Bay in 2015

    A U-M 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.