1. September 15, 2022

    Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program funds seven projects

    The Graham Sustainability Institute’s Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program has announced a new set of funded faculty research projects, all of which are designed for completion within a year.

  2. July 29, 2022

    Student groups spur progress toward U‑M sustainability

    As U-M continues to work toward carbon neutrality, annual reports from three student-led organizations collectively detail a broad effort toward a universitywide culture of sustainability.

  3. June 27, 2022

    University awarded $53M to expand Great Lakes research

    U-M has been awarded a five-year, $53 million renewal from the federal government to continue and expand the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research to help conserve and manage the region’s natural resources.

  4. June 9, 2022

    Medical School students, administrators partner on climate issues

    White Coats for Planetary Health, a group of students at the Medical School, is working to focus attention on climate change and its implications for health across the institution.

  5. May 24, 2022

    U-M joins Better Climate Challenge in effort to cut emissions

    U-M recently joined the Better Climate Challenge, a program administered by the U.S. Department of Energy in which participating organizations set ambitious goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

  6. May 10, 2022

    University wins zero-waste award in national competition

    U-M placed first in the large-campus division for zero waste in the nationwide 2022 Campus Race to Zero Waste. Ann Arbor campus facilities also competed in a local version of the contest.

  7. May 9, 2022

    Anesthesiology initiative seeks to reduce climate change impact

    Michigan Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology has launched a new initiative to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions and minimize its impact on climate change

  8. April 29, 2022

    North Campus, Flint buildings earn sustainability ratings

    Three U-M buildings — two on North Campus and one at UM-Flint — recently earned LEED certifications from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of sustainability efforts.

  9. April 25, 2022

    Sustainably made honors cords adorn 281 grads this school year

    In support of ongoing sustainability efforts across U-M, the Excellence in Sustainability Honors Cord Program this year is offering special graduation cords for those who have excelled in areas of sustainability.

  10. April 18, 2022

    Chemistry lab’s focus on plastics inspires Earth Day cleanup

    The McNeil lab’s twice-a-year Huron River Watershed cleanups, which pick up trash from Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti metroparks, is an extension of the lab’s focus on chemical recycling and upcycling of plastics.