General news

The SEAS annual Winter Solstice celebration brings students, faculty, and staff together for live music, delicious food, and a gingerbread house competition. The 2018 event takes place Friday, December 14th, from 3-6 p.m. in Ford Commons. Families are welcome!

Event Date: 
Friday, December 14, 2018,
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Sustainable development, as a concept and call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and guarantee human well-being, is perhaps the greatest challenge facing humanity. The complexity of the meanings of sustainable development have meant that many scholars, researchers, decision makers, and practitioners see in it diverse ways in which to aspire for and achieve societal goals.

Event Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018, 9:45 am to Sunday, November 11, 2018, 5:00 pm

Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan—in the name of austerity—shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water that flowed from their taps—but officials rebuffed them, insisting that the water was fine. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician at the city’s public hospital, took state officials at their word and encouraged the parents and children in her care to continue drinking the water—after all, it was American tap water, blessed with the state’s seal of approval.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018,
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The 5th annual “Fast Food for Thought” will bring together 10 interdisciplinary faculty members from across campus to give a series of fast-paced talks (5 minutes each) related to food and/or agriculture.

Information to come soon!

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 6:00 pm

Log sawing, wader races and good times! Come celebrate our 112th annual Campfire event!

Event Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018, 6:30 pm

The start of the school year means that the annual student-organized Great Roast is around the corner - and alumni and students alike are invited to join! This year, the Great Roast will be September 29th at 6:00 pm at the Great Roast House (521 N. Main St, Ann Arbor).

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018, 6:00 pm

Join SEAS at Earthfest for free food, entertainment, activities and a chance to learn new things about sustainability at U-M that you didn't already know. The event is organized around the four themes of our Campus Sustainability Goals: Climate Action, Waste Prevention, Healthy Environments and Community Awareness.

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018,
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

New Student Orientation - more information to come!

Event Date: 
Monday, August 27, 2018, 9:00 am to Friday, August 31, 2018, 5:00 pm

Saginaw Forest has a new trailhead and interpretive signage! Come explore the trails and take part in a community celebration on June 30 sponsored by the neighboring 2/42 Church. You can park in the church parking lot off Wagner Road - the trailhead is adjacent.

We hope you'll take advantage of this unique opportunity to visit one of the most beautiful spots in Washtenaw County. Our thanks to Debby and Tom McMullen for their generous support of the project.

Event Date: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018, 11:00 am