Tag Archives: Sustainability

The Bee Keeper

While honeybee colonies all over the United States hibernate for the winter, former professional golfer and current student Parker Anderson, 32, is leading a meeting of UMBees, the University of Michigan’s student beekeeping club. While the tone of the meeting is light – buzzing from marketing to financing from the sale of scented lip balms […]

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Joe Trumpey Profile

University of Michigan Stamps School of Art and Design professor Joseph Trumpey stokes the fire at his 40-acre plot of farmland just outside of Ann Arbor for his October weenie roast.  He directs guests to a self-guided tour booklet that leads them through the rooms of his home, Sandy Acres Farm, where he lives with […]

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Healthy Circle: The All-Encompassing Health Newsletter

Healthy Circle: The All-Encompassing Health Newsletter Team Members: Casey Wasko, Emily Jaffe, Lauren Dudley Requested amount: $50,000. What is the expected time to completion for our project? To complete the foundation of the newsletter “Healthy Circle,” the group will require about six months. During this time, we will create a database of research that will […]

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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

It is a truism that material consumption in much of the developed and developing world has gotten out of control. Rampant consumerism and waste, superflous packaging and down-right negligence have created a problem that seems insurmountable. In fact, the world’s largest trash dump is actually a massive floating pile of trash known as the Great […]

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innovative ideas for gathering and delivering news

The Knight News Challenge is a competition that funds innovators who envision new ways of collecting, presenting, curating or sharing news. Here are some ideas from University of Michigan students who are considering the Knight News Challenge. I’ve gathered them here in one spot on this blog so they’ll be easier to find. What do […]

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