1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. April 13, 2014

    U-M finishes fifth among Big Ten schools in RecycleMania

    U-M finished the 2014 RecycleMania competition with a nearly 30 percent recycling rate, placing fifth in the Big Ten and 120th among the 256 participating schools.

  9. April 11, 2014

    Michigan Sea Grant awarded $5M to continue Great Lakes work

    The Michigan Sea Grant College Program has been awarded a four-year, $5 million grant to support Great Lakes research, education and public outreach efforts.

  10. April 8, 2014

    Public invited to dispose of e-waste at annual event

    The university and Ann Arbor Public Schools are co-sponsoring their annual e-waste disposal event April 24-26. It is open to the public, local businesses and non-profits.