Past Events

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:15 PM
Location: Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)

Pizza lunch provided.

Free and open to the public

Thursday, February 22, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Speaker: Whendee Silver, University of California, Berkeley

Location: Koessler Room at the Michigan League

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 to Thursday, February 15, 2018
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

The annual flagship event of the MUSE Initiative, the MUSE Conference provides a unique venue for sharing research, building new connections, and fostering interdisciplinary collaboration among all members of the University of Michigan community engaged in the broad range of sustainability and environment-related research. We welcome the involvement of U-M graduate students, as well as University leadership, faculty, and research fellows from all disciplines, including those in arts, humanities, engineering, and natural and social sciences.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:15 PM


Topic: Tax Reform and Capital Spending on Renewables and EVs

Speaker: Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Senior Economist, University of Michigan Energy Institute

Location: First Floor Conference Room, Phoenix Memorial Lab

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Location: Building: Art & Architecture Building
Room: A&A Auditorium (room 2104)

Doug Kelbaugh, Taubman College Emil Lorch Collegiate Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning and  2016 Winner of the Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, lectures on how cities combat climate change.

Friday, February 09, 2018 to Saturday, February 10, 2018
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: 3222 Angell Hall
Thursday, February 08, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Please join experts from Ann Arbor city government, industry, and U of M as we examine current ways to measure and track the success of sustainability programs. John Mirsky, Executive Policy Advisor for Sustainability for the Ann Arbor City Administrator, will discuss the City's latest efforts to upgrade and more effectively employ sustainability metrics. Emily Drennen, Sustainability Associate for the City of Ann Arbor, will report on the City's new four-star rating with the STAR Communities program.

Thursday, February 08, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

Speaker: John DeCicco, University of Michigan Energy Institute

Location: Kuenzel Room at the Michigan Union

Wednesday, February 07, 2018
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM


  • League of Women Voters
  • Ann Arbor District Library
  • UM School for Environment and Sustainability
  • UM Energy Institute
  • Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Speakers: Dr. Knute Nadelhoffer (Moderator), Dr. Barry Rabe, and Dr. Sam Stolper of the University of Michigan. Dr. Lisa Del Buono, of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby.

Location: Basement, Downtown Branch Ann Arbor District Library

Monday, February 05, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Speaker: Jeffrey Jacquet, Assistant Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University
Location: Betty Ford Classroom 1110

Free and open to the public

Pizza lunch provided