September 22, 2019

Sustainability

  1. September 17, 2019

    Commission on Carbon Neutrality internal analysis teams

    The U-M President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s eight internal analysis teams, and their respective leads.

  2. September 9, 2019

    Freight Farm gives U-M fresh produce, sustainability data

    The Freight Farm, which sits on U-M’s Campus Farm, is a 320-square-foot recycled shipping container outfitted with 256 columns that can grow plants ranging from veggies to flowers.

  3. August 27, 2019

    Biological Sciences Building certified as LEED Gold

    The Biological Sciences Building has earned certification as a LEED Gold building by the U.S. Green Building Council.

  4. August 9, 2019

    Team led by U-M selected to manage national estuary research

    A team led by U-M has been awarded a five-year, $20 million cooperative agreement to help oversee research at a nationwide network of 29 coastal reserves.

  5. July 12, 2019

    Large harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    U-M researchers and their partners are forecasting that western Lake Erie will experience a significant harmful algal bloom this summer.

  6. June 13, 2019

    Student Move-Out results in 12.5 tons of goods donated locally

    U-M donated more than 12.5 tons of clothing, bedding, household goods and food to organizations benefiting Ann Arbor and surrounding communities after Student Move-Out.

  7. May 22, 2019

    U-M buildings receive statewide awards for energy reduction

    Three buildings on U-M’s Ann Arbor campus have earned recognition for reducing energy in 2018 through a competition hosted by the U.S. Green Building Council of West Michigan.

  8. May 1, 2019

    Carbon neutrality commission releases work plan

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has published its work plan that includes the creation of several analysis teams to provide the commission with in-depth research and knowledge.

  9. April 24, 2019

    New partners join Great Lakes research effort based at U-M

    The Cleveland Water Alliance and Lake Superior State, Michigan Technological and Wayne State universities have joined the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research’s regional consortium.

  10. April 9, 2019

    U-M to cut emissions through renewable-energy purchase from DTE Energy

    A plan for U-M to buy renewable energy through DTE Energy puts it on track to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and means about half of the Ann Arbor campus’ purchased electricity will come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources.