General news

The exhibit Prosfuge is a blend word referencing the notion of ‘Prospect-refuge theory’, a concept developed by English geographer Jay Appleton in his 1975 book ‘The Experience of Landscape’. His theory suggests that spaces we find most acceptable to be in, present us with great opportunity while simultaneously fulfilling the desire to retreat into a protected realm.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018,
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

This week at the Impact Cafe, Marketing Professor Eric Schwartz will discuss his work with recruiting for the Detroit Police Department, and his project to eliminate the risk of further lead poisoning in Flint.
Wednesday, 2/21 at 4 pm, in Ross 1450 / Weiser Dining Room, take a study break with cookies, espresso, and conversation!
UM faculty, staff, students and alumni are welcome to join Wednesdays, 4-5 pm in R1450 / Weiser Dining Room, off the Ross School of Business main lobby/Winter Garden, to meet others interested in a life and/or career with impact.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 4:00 pm

Soil liquefaction continues to cause devastating damage to the built environment during earthquakes. In recent years, earthquakes in Christchurch-New Zealand (2010-2011), Tohoku-Japan (2011), Muisne-Ecuador (2016), have caused widespread liquefaction resulting in unacceptable settlement, tilt and deformation of buildings, especially those on shallow foundations.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018, 3:30 pm

Next Tuesday David Fisher, visiting post-doc from the University of Guelph in Ben Dantzer's lab, will join EEB to give a talk on "Social networks in anti-social animals."

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 12:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate youth art in addressing climate change!

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 10, 2018,
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

We invite you all to attend a workshop that Rebeca Villegas is co-facilitating in partnership with Rackham Graduate School and representatives from the National Wildlife Federation. The environmental and conservation movement is evolving to be more representative of constituents and changing demographics as a means of creating a more inclusive movement that has the power to combat environmental concerns. Such realizations and initiatives are also taking place across employers in other disciplines.

Event Date: 
Friday, February 16, 2018, 12:00 pm

The Environmental Science and Policy Program has launched a symposium series to explore the challenges and opportunities we face in enhancing human well-being while protecting the environment. This symposium will bring distinguished thinkers from around the world to explore what we know, what we need to know and what we must do as we move into a century of unprecedented environmental change, technological advancement and scale of human activity.

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10:00 am

Please join the Law School's Environmental Law and Policy Program as we host a lunch hour lecture featuring Neela Banerjee, senior correspondent for Inside Climate News.
This event is free and open to the public.

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018,
12:00 am to 1:00 pm