UM-Dearborn team takes the top prize in statewide energy efficiency competition

A 53-member team of students, faculty and staff put together a huge energy savings plan that could save the university $200,000 a year....

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....

Remembering Jerry Van Couwenberghe

Colleagues share their memories of the veteran facilities director who died earlier this month at age 62....
Jerry Van Couwenberghe and Kevin Headrick stand in a half empty parking garage on a cold winter day on the UM-Dearborn campus.

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. ...

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....

Remembering Walter Payne

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

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....

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....

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....

Campus got some big updates over the summer

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