Intriguing sites just steps from the classroom

Take a stroll back in time — and see a new environmentally friendly addition to the land — when on a campus walk toward the south side of the Rouge Gateway Trail....
Clara Ford's Rose Garden near the Estate

UM-Dearborn is infusing sustainability into its engineering programs

Part of being a great engineer these days is understanding the environmental and societal impacts of your work. But how do we train students to be holistic engineers?...
A colorful collage graphic featuring an EV, EV charger, wind turbines and solar panels

Get outdoors and explore

From historic structures to native species plants, Environmental Interpretive Center experts point out a few interesting finds you can see on the campus trails....
2002 alum Phil Tuxbury's children, Ronen (7) and Rebekah Tuxbury (8), looking at the former rose garden on the EIC land in May 2024

Campus got some big infrastructure updates this summer

A stormwater upgrade to protect key buildings from flooding, a new-look recycling program and more LED lighting retrofits were among the updates facilities teams hustled to complete this summer. ...

How a campus educator is helping create a sustainable future

Environmental Interpretive Naturalist Dorothy McLeer, who’s taught on campus for 30 years, is honored by the National Association for Interpretation for her environmental education efforts....

'Art is a bridge to learning'

In the new Scientific Illustration art course, Dearborn Wolverines created pieces that focused on biology, botany and geology — and discovered how art can advance careers in health, conservation and more....

One sweet campus tradition: Making Michigan maple syrup

Dress for the weather — the forecast says 47 degrees and sunny — and come to UM-Dearborn on Saturday. You’re invited to take part in a favorite seasonal activity....

This edible landscape is one of UM-Dearborn’s best-kept secrets

The low-maintenance permaculture orchard and garden is growing fresh produce—for a good cause....

Gardeners can score free seeds at this new seed library

UM-Dearborn staff and students helped launch the pilot project that encourages healthy eating and seed saving....

Campus is in bloom with butterflies

See nature in action at the Environmental Interpretive Center’s gardens....