September 26, 2020

Sustainability

  1. September 15, 2020

    Mobility electrification group explores paths to lower emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is exploring emissions from direct campus operations and purchased power, as well as those from individual actions relating to university business.

  2. September 8, 2020

    Virtual Earthfest 2020 to celebrate sustainability at U-M

    The week of Sept. 14-18 marks the 25th anniversary of Earthfest, U-M’s annual fall event celebrating sustainability initiatives across U-M that this year will encompass a series of virtual events and activities.

  3. August 26, 2020

    Dining to-go sites opening with extensive composting options

    University dining halls, and five new to-go locations, are set to launch lunch and dinner services, seven days a week — with a continued commitment to composting and waste reduction.

  4. June 8, 2020

    Ross Athletic Campus — South Complex certified as LEED Silver

    The Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus — South Complex earned certification as a LEED Silver building, recognizing sustainability efforts to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings.

  5. June 4, 2020

    Carbon commission releases second interim progress report

    The U-M President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has released its second interim report, building on extensive analyses by various affiliate teams and external firms across myriad topics.

  6. May 20, 2020

    Graham grants support applied science, collaborative research

    From beetles to bikes, four projects newly funded by the Graham Sustainability Institute’s catalyst grant program share a common purpose: applying faculty expertise to solve real-world challenges.

  7. May 12, 2020

    Research group looks to encourage energy conservation

    Buildings accounted for 98.5 percent of total Ann Arbor campus energy use during fiscal year 2019, and one U-M research team has been exploring ways to better enable energy efficiency projects in existing buildings.

  8. March 12, 2020

    Original Earth Day organizers come together 50 years later

    Six former members of the U-M student organization that established the original Teach-In on the Environment in 1970 reconvened 50 years later for a panel discussion.

  9. December 2, 2019

    Carbon panel exploring methane leakage, indirect emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality is pushing ahead with efforts on methane leakage, indirect carbon emissions and other initiatives in its ongoing effort to guide U-M toward carbon neutrality.

  10. October 23, 2019

    Chemistry’s green future takes root at UM-Flint

    While government agencies work to remediate PFAS in the environment, professors at UM-Flint are training the next generation of chemists to avoid making similar mistakes through an innovative subfield called Green Chemistry.