March 10, 2023
U-M earns Gold rating for climate, sustainability work
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 9, 2023
Fellowship helps K-12 educators teach students about sustainability
The Dow Innovation Teacher Fellowship was created for K-12 teachers interested in teaching sustainability issues, while fostering and supporting links between schools, classrooms and communities.
March 7, 2023
Panel offers multidisciplinary perspectives on climate crisis
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.
March 6, 2023
Ireland’s first woman president to deliver Wege Lecture
Mary Robinson, the former president of Ireland, will deliver the Wege Lecture on Sustainability on March 13. Her talk will focus on “Climate Justice: Hope, Resilience and the Fight for a Sustainable Future.”
January 31, 2023
U-M eighth among U.S. universities in renewable power use
As U-M works toward procuring 100% of its purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the university as a top user of green power.
December 1, 2022
Equity in energy technology transition is new institute’s goal
As the world faces a global energy crisis and a changing climate, U-M is launching a new Institute for Energy Solutions that aims to accelerate an equitable transition to a more sustainable energy future.
November 17, 2022
New practices align U-M finances with institutional values
U-M will invest $300 million of its short-term working capital in companies with strong environmental, social and governance practices, and work closely with community banks.
November 16, 2022
Survey looks at faculty, staff, student sustainability behaviors
The most recent survey from the Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program says students, faculty and staff at the Ann Arbor campus are doing more to alter their behaviors in environmentally positive ways.
October 17, 2022
Innovation fund expands to faculty, staff projects
The Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund, which supports universitywide carbon neutrality and climate action, is expanding to include faculty and staff projects.
August 29, 2022
A semester filled with change begins at U-M
Faculty and staff will encounter plenty of change as they gather on campus to teach, lead and counsel during the 2022-23 academic year.