Gibbs House Volunteer Hours Canceled Friday, October 19
Due to fall break, Gibbs House Volunteer hours are canceled.
Fall 2018 Lyceum Lecture Series
Exploring the way people choose to eat and the impact on the environment, their health and community is the focus of weekly seminars beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12. The Office for Sustainability will be delivering a lecture about permaculture practices on Nov. 28. Learn more about these opportunities and take part!
Support sustainability by preventing items from going to the landfill by buying and selling unwanted items at Surplus Sales every Wednesday. Open to WMU employees and community members.
Battery research project will support company's clean energy plan
Consumer's Energy has installed a large-scale battery on WMU's Parkview Campus. This new battery can store enough energy to power 1,000 homes for an hour!
Heritage Hall Alumni Center featured in USGBC Battle of the Buildings video
Watch WMU President Dr. Montgomery speak about the successes and opportunities created by the renovation and subsequent LEED Platinum certification of WMU's first building.
WMU student aims to clean up the fashion industry
Avery Green, a WMU undergraduate student, founded House of Pariah, a fashion startup with an emphasis on sustainability and inclusion.
University partners with city to promote 'shared prosperity' for residents
WMU and the City of Kalamazoo formalized a new city initiative to reduce poverty and promote prosperity in our community,
Multimillion-dollar research center addresses construction challenges
WMU researchers are studying innovative ways to build better in the age of climate change.
New permaculture orchard demonstrates WMU devotion to sustainability
70 fruit trees have turned what was a parking lot into a rejuvenating nascent grove. Read more about Landscape Services efforts on this project here.