March 22, 2023
Students, staff and faculty representing an array of U-M units and disciplines collaborated recently at a Provost’s Seminar on Teaching to advance climate education for all students on the Ann Arbor campus.
March 10, 2023
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education recently awarded U-M a Gold rating in recognition of universitywide climate action and sustainability work.
March 7, 2023
Janet Napolitano, former University of California president, U.S. secretary of homeland security and Arizona governor, joined U-M sustainability experts for a panel discussion on climate action.
February 22, 2023
The university is planning to build on-campus solar installations with a capacity of 25 megawatts across the Dearborn, Flint and Ann Arbor campuses, including Michigan Medicine and Athletics.
September 15, 2022
Earthfest, an annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M, returns to the Diag on Sept. 22, featuring student organizations, university units and local nonprofits.
July 29, 2022
As U-M continues to work toward carbon neutrality, annual reports from three student-led organizations collectively detail a broad effort toward a universitywide culture of sustainability.
March 24, 2022
The university announced steps toward procuring 100% renewable purchased power, plans for geothermal heating and cooling systems, and $10 million for LED lighting in approximately 100 buildings across all three campuses.
May 26, 2021
A new series of websites, collectively known as Planet Blue Global Impact, highlight the university’s research, engagement and leadership across an array of sustainability topics.
December 17, 2020
The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.
September 8, 2020
The week of Sept. 14-18 marks the 25th anniversary of Earthfest, U-M’s annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M that this year will encompass a series of virtual events and activities.