OPPORTUNITIES

Community Rain Barrel Sale

Order your very own rain barrel  by September 7, 2018 and claim your rain!

Kalamazoo Bike Survey

Help make the Kalamazoo bicycle network stronger by taking this survey to advise the Imagine Kalamazoo 2025 Master Plan. 

Gibbs House Permaculture Site Open Volunteer Days

Come volunteer in our annual garden and food forest, learn about organic gardening and sustainability, and harvest fruits and vegetables! Meet at The Gibbs House every Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., no RSVP necessary. 

Surplus Sales

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. 

news

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, 

Fulbright specialist envisions more conflict as Arctic ice melts

A WMU professor hosts a workshop to develop scenarios for what future Arctic conflicts might look like due to climate change.

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.  

WMU, community groups developing plan for local waterways

WMU and community organizations are developing a plan for Arcadia and Portage creeks aimed at reducing pollution and protecting and improving water quality.