July 26, 2021

Sustainability

  1. July 17, 2014

    $3M global sustainability grant to fund projects on three continents

    A team of 17 researchers will tackle sustainability challenges using “multidirectional innovation” funded by a $3 million Third Century Initiative Global Challenges grant.

  2. July 10, 2014

    U-M, partners predict harmful Lake Erie algae bloom this summer

    U-M researchers and their colleagues have issued a forecast for a significant bloom of toxic blue-green algae in Lake Erie late this summer.

  3. June 24, 2014

    Climate change to profoundly alter Great Lakes region, report says

    A report released Tuesday as part of a three-day climate-adaptation conference at U-M predicts profound changes for the Great Lakes region.

  4. June 24, 2014

    U-M, partners predict dead zones for Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake Bay

    A U-M researcher and his colleagues are forecasting an average but still large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico this year and a slightly above-average oxygen-starved region in the Chesapeake Bay. 

  5. June 24, 2014

    U-M students help Indian villages meet water needs

    A group of U-M students, who call themselves the BLUElab India team, are working to improve water filtration and storage technology for people in western India.

  6. May 29, 2014

    URC a major factor in Michigan’s ‘Blue Economy,’ report says

    The University Research Corridor, which includes U-M, plays a major role in protecting the Great Lakes region’s water resources, and using them promote to economic development.

  7. May 27, 2014

    UHR reduces energy, cuts costs to earn Platinum Certificate

    University Human Resources has advanced its Gold Sustainable Workplace Certificate to a Platinum Certificate by removing 73 space heaters.

  8. May 5, 2014

    Faculty and staff help recycle 200 tons of electronic waste

    An estimated 200 tons of electronic waste was diverted from landfills at the recent annual e-waste recycling event co-hosted by the Office of Campus Sustainability.

  9. April 23, 2014

    Innovative algae research keeps students in state

    A growing partnership between U-M and a company in Dexter is a model for how university-to-business ties can produce significant mutual benefits.

  10. April 16, 2014

    Sustainable Food Program manager cultivates student initiatives

    In the newly created role of manager of the university’s Sustainable Food Program, Emily Canosa is a “connector.”

    • The Planet Blue Student Innovation Fund recently selected six large-scale, student-initiated sustainability projects for funding support.