Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M
As late bloomers go, the American agave at U-M’s Matthaei Botanical Gardens was peerless. At age 80, the plant gained rockstar status, only to perish soon after. Or did it?
As leaders seek solutions to the Flint water crisis, the U-M community rallies across campuses to share expertise, launch research, and support efforts to aid local residents.
“Nature’s pharmacy” at Matthaei Botanical Gardens showcases healing power of plants in elaborate garden organized by systems of the body.
Striped invaders, toxic blooms, and rising waters are just some of the targets in U-M’s sights, as experts seek to defend our state’s precious waters.
On the 50th anniversary of the original teach-in at U-M, experts and advocates convene with a goal to “end the war against the planet.”
Researchers building database to study how environmental stressors may impact brain development.
U-M students complete first comprehensive inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in Motor City history.
A vacant house in Detroit seems an unlikely site for a shrimp farm – until you think “urban revitalization through sustainable aquaculture.”
How big data could mean big savings in economy, environment.