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Meet the Future
Climate change. Food access. Water quality. The world needs bold leaders willing to take on urgent environmental issues more than ever. At SEAS, we're focusing on the future - transforming research into action to create a healthier planet for all.
U-M, community partners tackle energy insecurity in three Detroit neighborhoods
Monday, November 23, 2020, 12:00 am
A new U-M-led project, in partnership with four Detroit community-based organizations, will help to improve home energy efficiency and lower monthly utility bills. Team members, including Tony Reames of SEAS, will work with residents of 200 low- and moderate-income (LMI) households in three Detroit neighborhoods.READ THE STORY
Game changers in action
Kat Superfisky (BA ’07, MS/MLA ’13) - Urban Ecology Game Changer
“To me, Los Angeles and its river provide the perfect laboratory for exploring how to rebuild cities—humans’ new natural environment—into more inhabitable places.”
Dr. Martin Heller - Carbon Footprint Game Changer
“It's climate action that is accessible to everyone, because we all decide on a daily basis what we eat.’”
José González (MS ’09) - Community Game Changer
One of the core values of this school is the interdisciplinary nature of the curriculum—which helped me to see that environmental conservation work isn't just about the natural sciences. It isn't just about the ecology. It's fundamental to understand what we're conserving, and why we're conserving it, and that the whole of the biosphere is important for us.
Academic Rigor—Real-World Impact
The latest in research from SEAS faculty and students
Master's projects produce real-world throughout the region—and the globe.
Our SEAS community is recognized through notable awards and honors across all disciplines.
In the Media
Our experts in the field weigh in on issues across a wide spectrum of media outlets.
Innovation and Resilience Through Times of Challenge and Change
In this first all-digital issue of Stewards, we’re highlighting the resilience and dedication of our SEAS community to solving the world’s pressing issues, even in the midst of adversity.
Upcoming Seas Events
Zero Hunger11:00 am
Globally, 9% of the world goes hungry each year. Hunger is on the rise...
Winter Solstice5:00 pm
The annual celebratory Winter Solstice celebration brings students...
Clone of EAS 540 GIS Presentation Symposium2:30 pm
Everyone is cordially invited to the 19th annual EAS 540 GIS...
"To be a black person is to come from a long bloodline of survivors and storytellers, with a resilience that people can't even comprehend."
- Lena Waithe
In SEAS's commitment towards decolonizing and creating a more equitable world, we want to acknowledge and rectify the erasure and minimization black and indigenous environmentalists in conservation. We commit to promoting prominent black environmental historians and authors through our coursework and programming.