School for Environment and Sustainability

  1. October 12, 2021

    Federal funding extends Great Lakes research, engagement

    Researchers at U-M and Michigan State University have been awarded $5.4 million from the federal government to continue studying climate change and variability risks in the larger Great Lakes region.

  2. October 11, 2021

    Student-run investment fund targets early-stage climate tech firms

    U-M students and faculty have launched a student-run investment fund targeting early-stage climate tech companies that aim to make a real difference on climate change.

  3. October 7, 2021

    SEAS receives $11M gift to expand environmental justice work

    The NorthLight Foundation and Dan and Sheryl Tishman are giving more than $11.12 million to help the School for Environment and Sustainability expand its environmental justice efforts and impact at a pivotal time for social justice.

  4. October 4, 2021

    National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy to deliver Wege Lecture

    Gina McCarthy, the country’s first national climate adviser, will deliver the 19th annual Wege Lecture on Sustainability on Oct. 14. The virtual event at noon is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

  5. August 30, 2021

    Schools and colleges preparing for more traditional fall semester

    The Record asked schools and colleges to share some aspect of the coming year they’d like to highlight, within the context of moving on after the pandemic’s restrictions.

  6. June 1, 2021

    Partnership aims to help drive equity in clean energy industry

    The Energy Equity Project — a partnership among SEAS and the Energy and Joyce foundations — will create the first standardized tool for collecting and tracking data to improve equity in clean energy policies, programs and investments.

  7. April 29, 2021

    U-M task force aims to help corporations act responsibly

    Corporations like to make statements about their responsibility to society, but follow-through is sometimes lacking. The Erb Institute has launched an effort to bridge that gap.

  8. March 11, 2021

    Wege lecturer urges inclusive, expansive climate change support

    The climate justice movement has helped to shape the agenda of the Biden administration, and it’s a testament to the power of organizing, Naomi Klein said during the 2021 Peter M. Wege Lecture on Sustainability.

  9. March 3, 2021

    2021 Wege Lecture to feature conversation with Naomi Klein

    The School for Environment and Sustainability’s 18th Peter M. Wege Lecture on March 10 will feature a virtual conversation with journalist, columnist and author Naomi Klein.

  10. February 22, 2021

    Release of nutrients worsens Lake Erie’s annual ‘dead zone’

    Robotic laboratories on the bottom of Lake Erie have revealed that the muddy sediments there release nearly as much phosphorus into the surrounding waters as enters the lake’s central basin each year from rivers and tributaries.