Two University of Michigan faculty members — a mathematician and an environmental policy expert — have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.
Four new partners have successfully competed to join the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research’s regional consortium, further expanding the University of Michigan-based institute’s capacity and expertise to understand, predict and ultimately solve the critical issues facing the Great Lakes and surrounding communities.
In the 1960s animated sitcom “The Jetsons,” George Jetson commutes to work in his family-size flying car, which miraculously transforms into a briefcase at the end of the trip.
From an early age, Sara Adlerstein understood that her passion for art was not limited to painting.
“I was into so many things,” said Adlerstein, associate research scientist in the School for Environment and Sustainability. “Dancing, drawing, cooking, writing poetry. Anything about expressing and connecting.”
An event celebrating public engagement at the University of Michigan showcased the momentum among faculty making an impact outside academia, and explored ways to support and encourage more to participate.
While some industrial sectors are making clear strides toward a cleaner world, others are not moving fast enough to adequately slow the global temperature increase, international climate leader Christiana Figueres said Thursday in delivering the 2019 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.
Christiana Figueres, a Costa Rican citizen recognized as the architect of the historic 2015 Paris Climate Accord, will deliver the School for Environment and Sustainability’s 2019 Wege Lecture on Sustainability on March 14.
Six faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year’s Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.
Nine University of Michigan students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Katowice, Poland, where envoys from nearly 200 countries have gathered to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.
The organizing committee for the third annual Michigan Universitywide Sustainability and Environment Conference is seeking abstracts until Nov. 8.
University of Michigan sustainable development researcher Arun Agrawal has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.
Energy-efficient lightbulbs are more expensive and less available in high-poverty urban areas than in more affluent locations, according to a new University of Michigan study conducted in Wayne County.
The School for Environment and Sustainability will celebrate its launch in conjunction with the Bicentennial Fall Festival and Homecoming.
In an effort to tackle environmental challenges and create a sustainable world, the School for Environment and Sustainability and Tsinghua University's School of Environment have established a new program to cultivate talents for global sustainability and facilitate academic cooperation between the United States and China.
The Board of Regents approved deans for the new School for Environment and Sustainability and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy on Thursday, along with an interim dean for the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.
Jonathan T. Overpeck, one of the nation's leading experts on climate change, has been appointed the inaugural dean of the University of Michigan's new School for Environment and Sustainability. The position carries the title Samuel A. Graham Dean.
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.