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APRIL 2015

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U-M 2014 Sustainability Progress Report

U-M students, faculty and staff are addressing sustainability challenges on campus and around the world. The 2014 Sustainability Progress Report highlights the impact of recent student engagement, research and campus operations projects.

Read the 2014 report
/ read more about sustainability at U-M


Governor Snyder Lauds U-M Draft Fracking Report

"...it's been very important to have state engagement throughout our process, and it's great to know that the work has already been helpful," said John Callewaert, Principle Investigator.

Read the draft high volume hydro-fracking report
Read more about the report's impact


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Dow Distinguished Awards- Apply Now

Lizzie Grobbel (left) was one of 16 seed grant winners in last year's round. She is a Master of Science in Environmental Engineering Candidate at the Tauber Institute for Global Operations and a Dow Sustainability Fellow.

Learn more about the Distinguished Awards Program
Learn more about Lizzie's project


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Earth Month Challenge

U-M students, faculty, and staff are invited to participate in the
Earth Month Challenge from April 1 - April 22.

Create teams and complete sustainable actions or attend sustainability-related events to earn points and win eco-friendly prizes. Sponsored by the Planet Blue Ambassador's Program.

Learn more, have an impact, make a difference


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BLOG: Will industry innovation set us up for a more sustainable world?

Colton Babladelis graduated from U-M last year with B.A.s in environmental studies specializing in sustainable agriculture, anthropology, Spanish, and Modern Greek. He has a passion for food systems and ecology related sustainability .

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