Regional

Chesapeake Bay
Nov 17, 2022
This year’s Chesapeake Bay “dead zone” was the 10th-smallest observed since 1985, according to findings released today by the Chesapeake Bay Program and its partners, including U-M School for Environment and Sustainability Professor Emeritus Don Scavia.

Global

COP27 climate conference in Egypt: U-M experts available to discuss
Nov 18, 2022
Global climate talks in Egypt are heading into the home stretch with many issues still unresolved. Negotiators from nearly 200 countries have gathered in Sharm el-Sheikh for the COP27 conference in an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the worst ravages of climate change. University of Michigan experts are available to comment.

National

Rare team photo
Nov 29, 2022
Katie Williamson (MS ’18), says that she uses what she learned studying Behavior, Education and Communication and Environmental Justice at SEAS on a daily basis. As the manager of Learning and Tools at Rare’s Center for Behavior and the Environment, she develops tools and programs to help environmental practitioners use more behavioral and social science in their work. Most recently, Williamson co-authored a study on leveraging emotions and behaviors to support environmental behavior change. 

Alumni in the News

Rare team photo
Nov 29, 2022
Katie Williamson (MS ’18), says that she uses what she learned studying Behavior, Education and Communication and Environmental Justice at SEAS on a daily basis. As the manager of Learning and Tools at Rare’s Center for Behavior and the Environment, she develops tools and programs to help environmental practitioners use more behavioral and social science in their work. Most recently, Williamson co-authored a study on leveraging emotions and behaviors to support environmental behavior change.