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February 20, 2019


October 8, 2014

Survey: U-M sustainability awareness up, behavior change lags

Findings from a new U-M Sustainability Cultural Indicators Program report show most faculty, students and staff have boosted their knowledge about how to be more sustainable — particularly in the areas of foods and waste prevention — but behavior in these areas has remained essentially unchanged.

September 16, 2014

Fourth annual campus Farmers' Market begins Thursday

The Central Student Government, University Unions and Michigan Dining will host the fourth annual Farmers' Market on three days this fall at locations on Central Campus and North Campus.

July 28, 2014

U-M Solar Car Team defends national title in hard-fought win

After a series of setbacks including a motor problem that sidelined their vehicle in the first 10 minutes of an eight-day race, the University of Michigan's national champion Solar Car Team has won the American Solar Challenge, according to unofficial results.

June 24, 2014

U-M students help Indian villages meet water needs

More than 100,000 people die in India each year from waterborne diseases, but a group of U-M students is hoping to make a difference.

The students, who call themselves the BLUElab India team, traveled to India's western state of Gujarat in early May to survey water needs to help them design filtration and storage technology.

June 24, 2014

Climate change to profoundly alter Great Lakes region, report says

Intense rainstorms, floods and heat waves will become more common in the Great Lakes region due to climate change in the coming decades, and ice-cover declines will lengthen the commercial navigation season on the lakes, according to a new summary report released Tuesday.

May 29, 2014

URC a major factor in Michigan's 'Blue Economy,' report says

Michigan's University Research Corridor is playing a major role in protecting the water resources of Michigan and the Great Lakes region, and using those resources to promote economic development in the state and globally, a new report shows.


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