School for Environment and Sustainability

  1. October 3, 2022

    Project to help small harbors, ensure long-term sustainability

    Michigan Sea Grant and the state of Michigan have launched a project to support Michigan small harbors’ efforts to become economically, socially and environmentally sustainable.

  2. October 3, 2022

    SEAS creative director creates chalk-art masterpieces

    Dave Brenner, the School for Environment and Sustainability’s creative and web director, and his wife, Shelley, compete in chalk-art competitions around the country and the world.

  3. August 31, 2022

    U-M releases national framework to measure energy equity

    To bolster a just transition to cleaner, more resilient energy systems, U-M’s Energy Equity Project has released the first standardized national framework for comprehensively measuring and advancing energy equity. 

  4. May 4, 2022

    Two faculty members elected to National Academy of Sciences

    Two U-M professors are among the most recent inductees into the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest distinctions for a scientist or engineer in the United States.

  5. April 18, 2022

    Climate change and Michigan: Challenges and opportunities

    U-M climate scientist Jonathan Overpeck, the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability, discusses climate change challenges and opportunities for Michigan.

  6. April 4, 2022

    Gardens in Detroit provide significant benefits to residents

    While currently only 1% of the vacant land in Detroit’s Lower Eastside, community and private gardens play an important role in reducing neighborhood blight and have other potential future benefits.

  7. March 28, 2022

    CIGLR staff member feels at home on the water

    Holly Kelchner, an aquatic ecology research analyst with the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research, lists scuba diving and sailing among her passions.

  8. March 14, 2022

    Winter Grab: Team bores through ice to glimpse Great Lakes life

    Teams from 19 U.S. and Canadian institutions drew samples recently at 35 sites on all five Great Lakes during the Winter Grab, a first-of-its-kind coordinated winter sampling campaign.

  9. March 7, 2022

    Study compares greenhouse gas reductions for light-duty vehicles

    What does pickup truck electrification mean for the decarbonization of the transportation industry? U-M and Ford Motor Co. researchers addressed this question in a new study.

  10. March 7, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.