January 28, 2020

Sustainability

  1. February 8, 2019

    How air conditioners could advance a renewable power grid

    A $2.9 million federal grant will help researchers at U-M determine if strategic control of air conditioners could improve the overall efficiency and reliability of the power grid.

  2. February 4, 2019

    University launches Commission on Carbon Neutrality

    U-M is moving toward its goal of carbon neutrality with the selection of the core team that will recommend how to get there, as well as develop strategies that can be used by other institutions and communities.

  3. January 25, 2019

    Annual waste reduction competitions returning to campus

    The campus community is being challenged to think outside the trash bin to reduce waste generated on Ann Arbor’s campus during RecycleMania, Feb. 3-March 30.

  4. January 9, 2019

    Graham Sustainability Institute announces new research grants

    Partnerships, co-production and research to practice. These themes define four projects recently awarded Catalyst Grants by the Graham Sustainability Institute. 

  5. December 11, 2018

    Nine U-M students, faculty member attending U.N. climate summit

    Nine U-M students and a faculty member are attending this month’s COP 24 summit in Poland, observing the conference to discuss and coordinate the fight against climate change.

  6. December 6, 2018

    New Central Campus building to include innovative classrooms

    The Board of Regents approved design plans Thursday for a new 100,000-square-foot classroom building on Central Campus that will serve up to 10,000 students each day.

  7. October 24, 2018

    Abstracts for campuswide sustainability conference due Nov. 8

    The committee organizing the annual Michigan Universitywide Sustainability and Environment Conference is seeking abstracts until Nov. 8. The MUSE Conference will be Feb. 21-22.

  8. October 10, 2018

    ArborBike bike-share program to return to campus

    Faculty and staff will soon have another option for getting around campus and Ann Arbor following an announcement late last week that ArborBike, a local bike sharing program, is returning.

  9. October 4, 2018

    Schlissel says U-M is pursuing a path to carbon neutrality

    U-M will pursue a path toward carbon neutrality for the university, and help others in the region, state and nation reach the same goal, President Mark Schlissel says.

  10. September 24, 2018

    University maintains gold rating for sustainability performance

    The university’s sustainability performance continues to earn a gold rating by the international Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.