Academics & Research

19
schools and colleges
800+
sustainability-related faculty across campus

The University of Michigan has a long track-record of leadership in teaching, research and scholarship related to sustainability. From creating the first conservation school in the United States (School of Forestry and Conservation, 1927) to sponsoring the precursor to the first Earth Day ("Teach-in on the Environment," 1970), U-M has long recognized the value of focusing talent, resources and expertise on the goal of creating a more sustainable future.

Today, U-M continues to develop leaders in scholarship and practice who are prepared to take on the world’s grand sustainability challenges, from plastic waste to extreme weather and more. If you are one of these leaders or wish to become one, here you will find the information you need about U-M’s sustainability-related degree programs, co-curricular programming, research and funding opportunities.