General news

B. L. Turner II is a geographer and human-environmental scientist who works on land change from prehistory to present, urban land system design, vulnerability and resilience, and sustainability. He works on deforestation, primarily in Mexico and Central America, and urban design in arid environments, especially the American Southwest.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 29, 2018,
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Presented by the AIA Ann Arbor Society. This lecture is free to the public. A reception will follow. Co Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, and the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018, 5:30 pm

Wyss Scholars Presents: Liz Munn & Julia Elkin

Two SEAS alumni share their work on California Coasts and Nevada Landscapes

The diverse landscapes of the American West generate both high conflict and unparalleled opportunities for conservation and restoration.  In this panel presentation and discussion, SEAS alumni Liz Munn of The Nature Conservancy and Julia Elkin of the California State Coastal Conservancy discuss their work navigating the complexities of on-the-ground restoration in an era of changing climate and politics.

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2018,
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

A hopeful documentary about fighting with your whole heart, UNFRACTURED follows introspective biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber as she reinvents herself as an outspoken activist and throws herself into a an environmental war that many believe is unwinnable.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 7:00 pm
New Findings on Variable Renewable Energy and the Electricity Grid 
Event Date: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018,
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Event Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2018, 7:00 pm to Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:30 pm

The Honor Award and Scholarship Reception is an annual celebration of the students at SEAS who have received prestigious awards and scholarships over the school year. The Award Reception recognizes the recipients of departmental honors as well as university-wide fellowships, and select competitive national awards. Each year SEAS recognizes students with ~40 awards and scholarships.

This ceremony will recognize the 2018 SEAS Award Recipients with a reception in the Ford Commons (Dana Building, first floor) on Wednesday, April 4, from 12:00-1:00 pm.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018,
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm