October 11, 2021
U-M students and faculty have launched a student-run investment fund targeting early-stage climate tech companies that aim to make a real difference on climate change.
October 7, 2021
The NorthLight Foundation and Dan and Sheryl Tishman are giving more than $11.12 million to help the School for Environment and Sustainability expand its environmental justice efforts and impact at a pivotal time for social justice.
September 23, 2021
Rain or shine, U-M’s Earthfest goes on. The annual celebration of all things sustainability at the university drew visitors to the Diag Sept. 23, despite the wet and chilly weather.
September 9, 2021
President Mark Schlissel outlines U-M’s approach to help limit the severity of climate change, while advancing innovative solutions on campus, in the community and across the planet.
July 16, 2021
Central Power Plant personnel and contractors will begin cleaning and testing new equipment starting July 19. The process is expected to last up to two weeks, and may generate temporary noise and visible steam at the ground level.
May 26, 2021
A new series of websites, collectively known as Planet Blue Global Impact, highlight the university’s research, engagement and leadership across an array of sustainability topics.
May 20, 2021
President Mark Schlissel has announced U-M will achieve carbon neutrality across all emissions scopes, outlining a series of commitments that place sustainability at the center of the university’s mission.
May 10, 2021
The School of Kinesiology Building renovation and addition has earned LEED Gold building certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of sustainability-related efforts.
May 4, 2021
Approximately half of the purchased electricity for U-M’s Ann Arbor campus will soon come from Michigan-sourced renewable resources, largely due to the launch of three new wind-energy parks.
April 12, 2021
Two new solar-powered charging tables on the Central and North campuses offer U-M students and other members of the campus community a place to power electronic devices outdoors.