Sustainability

  1. February 23, 2022

    Wege speaker: Everyone has a role in saving the planet

    For the environmental movement to be effective, it must be something that everyone participates in, marine biologist and climate policy expert Ayana Elizabeth Johnson says.

  2. February 16, 2022

    Catalyst grants support key steps toward sustainability, justice

    Five new catalyst grants from the Graham Sustainability Institute will fund projects designed to advance potential infrastructure solutions across energy, transportation and the built environment.

  3. January 27, 2022

    University waste-reduction competition runs February-March

    Campus Race to Zero Waste returns this year to challenge the U-M community to reduce waste through conscious consumption, recycling and composting.

  4. January 24, 2022

    Michigan Dining chef building statewide sustainable food network

    Frank Turchan, executive chef at University of Michigan Dining, travels the state looking for quality Michigan food products to be part of the campuswide Sustainable Food Systems Initiative.

  5. January 14, 2022

    Sustainability goals advance alongside carbon neutrality efforts

    U-M has made progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals for the Ann Arbor campus in many areas, while the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on campus operations continues.

  6. January 12, 2022

    U-M unveils universitywide energy conservation projects

    Following its commitment last year to achieve universitywide carbon neutrality, U-M is unveiling an initial $5 million investment in energy conservation measures that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  7. December 17, 2021

    Graham Institute names next round of Dow Sustainability Fellows

    The 2022 Dow Sustainability Fellows Program, administered by the Graham Sustainability Institute, will award more than $800,000 to support more than 40 U-M graduate students.

  8. December 1, 2021

    $3.4M to turn up the heat at solar-thermal plants

    The U.S. Department of Energy is providing $3.4 million to a pair of U-M projects that are working to improve heat-trapping materials for solar thermal energy.

  9. December 1, 2021

    U-M expert: Next phase of business sustainability requires change

    Recent years have seen the business community become more aware of and active in sustainability issues, but real progress remains elusive. Tom Lyon discusses how to move forward.

  10. November 10, 2021

    Sustainability Clinic in Detroit to help combat impacts of climate change

    The School for Environment and Sustainability has launched the SEAS Sustainability Clinic to help the city of Detroit and nonprofits serving it address the impacts of climate change, and enhance sustainability policy and action.