06/27/2022

Remembering Jerry Van Couwenberghe

Colleagues share their memories of the veteran facilities director who died earlier this month at age 62....
12/08/2021

UM-Dearborn charges ahead on energy efficiency projects

The campus is moving quickly to implement improvements to lighting and building systems that will help us meet our carbon neutrality goals, with even bigger projects on the horizon. ...
06/28/2021

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....
06/14/2021

Remembering Walter Payne

Colleagues share their memories of the beloved member of the UM-Dearborn custodial staff who died last month at age 55....
04/12/2021

HVAC tweaks are adding an extra layer of COVID safety

UM-Dearborn’s facilities teams are going beyond recommended standards in some cases to ease folks' nerves about returning to the office....
06/22/2020

University of Michigan-Dearborn announces plans for a public health informed fall 2020 semester

Plans include a hybrid semester with many classes in a remote format, a shift in the academic calendar and a continued focus on remote engagement opportunities for students....
01/29/2020

Faculty, staff and students are teaming up for a major energy efficiency initiative

A DTE-sponsored competition is challenging Michigan universities to craft comprehensive plans for saving energy. Here’s a peek at how UM-Dearborn is tackling the massive campuswide project....
09/12/2019

Campus got some big updates over the summer

Fall 2019 starts with several upgraded labs and some major progress on our newest building....
02/12/2018

Campuswide efforts to make the switch to LED lighting saves energy, labor costs

Jerry Van Couwenberghe and Kevin Headrick and their team of maintenance staff and electricians have led the efforts since 2015....