Sustainability

  1. September 29, 2014

    Sustainability Town Hall to focus on efforts to cut campus waste

    A Sustainability Town Hall on Oct. 8 will provide an update on the university’s sustainability goals, with a focus on campus efforts to address waste reduction.

  2. September 16, 2014

    Fourth annual campus Farmers’ Market begins Thursday

    The fourth annual Farmers’ Market will take place on three days this fall at locations on Central Campus and North Campus.

  3. September 8, 2014

    EarthFest 2014: Party for the Planet set for Sept. 17

    The U-M squirrels will share the limelight with a barred owl on Sept. 17 when all things related to sustainability at the university take over the Diag for EarthFest. 

  4. September 5, 2014

    U-M partners with local entities on bike share program

    The university is expanding its alternative transportation options with the launch of a new bike share program serving campus and the Ann Arbor area.

  5. August 18, 2014

    Water Center wins $20M contract to help lead estuary research

    The U-M Water Center has been awarded a five-year, $20 million contract to help oversee research at a nationwide network of 28 coastal reserves.

  6. August 13, 2014

    U-M forest preserve plot now part of Smithsonian global network

    A research plot at U-M’s Edwin S. George Reserve has been added to a Smithsonian Institution network used to study forest function and diversity.

  7. July 28, 2014

    U-M Solar Car Team defends national title in hard-fought win

    After a series of setbacks, the University of Michigan’s national champion Solar Car Team has won the eight-day American Solar Challenge, according to unofficial results.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.