Sustainability

  1. February 16, 2015

    Course encourages students to impact campus sustainability

    A revamped Environ 211 course now focuses less on grand ideas for making a difference and more on ways students can roll up their sleeves to solve a local problem.

  2. February 9, 2015

    Sustainability crucial for generations to come, coordinator says

    For Sudhakar Reddy, volunteering is more than a passion: it’s central to his philosophy of sustainability. In 2006, Reddy helped found the Indo-American Eye Care Organization, a non-profit that since its inception has screened more than 70,000 people in India for eye problems. 

  3. January 29, 2015

    University launches upgraded Planet Blue Ambassador program 2.0

    U-M’s Planet Blue Ambassador program launches PBA 2.0, featuring an online tool allowing users to make pledges and track success in a state-of-the-art dashboard.

  4. January 28, 2015

    Michigan Dining helps fuel Local Food Summit 2015

    Michigan Dining is sponsoring the Seventh Annual Local Food Summit from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 15. at Rackham Auditorium and the Michigan League.

  5. January 26, 2015

    ISR addition is latest U-M project to win LEED Gold Certification

    The Thompson Street addition to the Institute for Social Research has received LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

  6. January 14, 2015

    Forty graduate students named Dow Sustainability Fellows

    Forty master’s and professional-degree students from nine U-M schools and colleges recently were named Dow Sustainability Fellows.

  7. January 14, 2015

    RecycleMania returns with U-M building, intercollegiate contests

    The ninth annual RecycleMania Battle of the Buildings Competition at U-M will run Sunday-March 28. The university also will compete in the national RecycleMania 2015.

  8. January 7, 2015

    Solar car race teams students from U-M, United Arab Emirates

    Members of current and past U-M solar car teams will join students from Abu Dhabi University to compete in the inaugural Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge Jan. 15-19.

  9. December 10, 2014

    U-M to explore ways to deal with Great Lakes water-level changes

    The Graham Sustainability Institute is launching a collaborative research initiative to help determine the best strategies for dealing with Great Lakes water-level changes.

  10. November 10, 2014

    Students create comprehensive Detroit greenhouse gas inventory

    Student researchers from U-M have compiled the first comprehensive inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in Detroit.