Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Environment

  1. Teach-in + 50

    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.”

  2. Probing links to autism

    Researchers building database to study how environmental stressors may impact brain development.

  3. First climate action plan for Detroit

    U-M students complete first comprehensive inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in Motor City history.

  4. Under the D

    A vacant house in Detroit seems an unlikely site for a shrimp farm – until you think “urban revitalization through sustainable aquaculture.”

  5. Helping buildings work smarter, not harder

    How big data could mean big savings in economy, environment.

  6. Re-inspiring a nuclear renaissance?

    U-M experts seek to meet the global demand for energy, rehabilitate nuclear power’s public image.

  7. Out on a limb

    Christoph Nolte is an institutional economist and conservationist who can see the forest for the trees.

  8. My accidental conversion to nuclear power

    In this personal essay, MT writer Madeline Strong Diehl chronicles her “accidental conversion” to nuclear power through an encounter with U-M’s Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science students.

  9. A global nuclear renaissance?

    After a 30-year hiatus in new construction, a handful of U.S. utility companies are moving forward with plans to join a “nuclear renaissance” that seems to be affecting countries around the globe. Some 40 countries — mainly in the Middle East and Asia — have committed to enhancing or creating nuclear portfolios.