October 18, 2019

School of Natural Resources and Environment

  1. 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.

  2. November 8, 2016

    Abstracts due Thursday for campuswide sustainability conference

    Organizers of the inaugural Michigan Universitywide Sustainability and Environment conference and workshop next February are seeking abstracts by Thursday.

  3. October 11, 2016

    Faculty transition team focuses on new school

    A faculty team will be responsible for planning the transition to a new school at U-M that will address global sustainability challenges at the intersection of environment and society.

  4. September 30, 2016

    Advisory committee named for sustainability school dean search

    Provost Martha Pollack has appointed an advisory committee to assist with the search for the inaugural dean of a new school of sustainability at U-M.

  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. May 2, 2016

    Climate-adaptation plans long on ideas, short on details, priorities

    A new study shows local communities are good at developing strategies to combat the harmful effects of climate change, but often fail to prioritize their goals or to provide implementation details.

  7. April 25, 2016

    Climate change: What makes us care?

    It’s been argued that how much we know about climate change is unrelated to how much we care about addressing it. But focusing primarily on cultural drivers, takes us on a path that misses critical characteristics of knowledge, according to a U-M study.

  8. March 14, 2016

    Study indicates Lake Huron’s Chinook salmon fishery unlikely to recover

    Lake Huron’s Chinook salmon fishery will likely never return to its glory days because the lake can no longer support the predatory fish’s main food source, the herring-like alewife, U-M research shows.

  9. February 3, 2016

    Focus on great apes creates research gaps in tropical Africa, Asia

    A U-M study looks at how a focus on gorillas, chimpanzees and other great apes has led to knowledge gaps in the research from large national parks in tropical Africa and Asia.

  10. January 20, 2016

    Minority, low-income neighborhoods targeted for hazardous waste

    Minority and low-income neighborhoods and communities in transition are disproportionately targeted for hazardous waste sites and other polluting facilities, U-M research concludes.