1/25/2021

UM-Dearborn has saved half a million dollars on its utility bills since the start of the pandemic

If you’re looking for silver linings, here’s one....
5/17/2021

The Sights and Sounds of Spring

If you want to enjoy the sights and sounds of colorful songbirds, this is the week they stop at the Environmental Interpretive Center’s 300-acre Natural Areas to relax and fuel up before continuing on their migration journey north....
10/27/2021

Spiders in the house? Put that blowtorch away

Spiders are all over your home and in your yard. Associate Professor Anne Danielson-Francois, a renowned spider expert, says that’s a good thing. Hear her out....
10/20/2021

‘There is so much beauty in nature that needs our protection’

Professor Ulrich Kamp is using 90 years of images to visually show how the glaciers in the Andes of Southern Peru are rapidly melting — and hopes seeing is believing. His research is one of nine faculty projects highlighted in CASL's Faculty Research Slam ...
10/18/2021

Creating pathways to nature

The Office of Metropolitan Impact is instrumental in organizing SEMI Wild and its career and education pathway program that connects underrepresented youth to organizations like UM-Dearborn, the Detroit Zoological Society, Belle Isle Nature Center and oth...
6/28/2021

Intense rainfall causes flooding at UM-Dearborn

Facilities crews are responding to flooding in multiple campus buildings after more than 6 inches of rain fell in 24 hours....
3/31/2021

Why was there smoke coming from the Environmental Study Area?

In late March, the Environmental Interpretive Center's staff organized a prescribed burn to keep the one-acre prairie in UM-Dearborn’s Environmental Study Area maintained and healthy....
11/9/2020

The big ideas that could get U-M to net-zero emissions

Recommendations from the teams working on U-M’s carbon neutrality plan reveal how the university could reach its ambitious goal to fight climate change....
6/15/2020

What can we do about the extinction crisis?

College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters faculty and American Society of Primatologists colleagues form action network for primate conservation....
5/25/2020

Don't let the 'murder hornet' give wasps and bees a bad name

Before anyone panics, UM-Dearborn naturalist Rick Simek wants everyone to take a calming breath — they aren't here — and remember not all yellow-and-black-striped insects are the same....