Regional

U-M expert: The next phase of business sustainability will require major change in attitudes, policies
Dec 3, 2021
Recent years have seen the business community become more aware of and active in sustainability issues, but real progress remains elusive.

Global

COP26 delegation
Nov 24, 2021
Thirteen University of Michigan graduate students and their faculty adviser, Avik Basu, attended the recent COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. The students observed the negotiations, attended side events and interacted with various experts. Several members of the delegation share their perspectives and experiences.

National

Changing weather patterns mix up the size, duration of annual Chesapeake Bay dead zone
Dec 1, 2021
The Chesapeake Bay Program and its partners, including the University of Michigan, released information today on the state of the 2021 Chesapeake Bay “dead zone.” While last year’s dead zone was the second smallest observed since 1985, this year’s assessment paints a more complex picture of the b

SEAS Perspectives

Redlining and Environmental Racism
Aug 16, 2021

Homeownership has been a core value and aspiration for many American households over the last half century.

Alumni in the News

MLA Grad Marilee Hanks Interviewed on OBO's "Take Five Friday"
Nov 18, 2021
Marilee Hanks (BS '97, MLA '99), Managing Principal/Owner at Knot, a landscape architecture firm in Portland, Oregon, was interviewed by Curtis Clay of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Overseas Building Operations as part of its "Take Five Friday" program. Hanks is a graduate of the Landscape Architecture program at the School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS).

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