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New Browser Strategy Game has Players Tackle Real-life Bat Catastrophe

Computer Science and Engineering Lecturer Austin Yarger develops an educational video game designed to inform players of the dangerous white nose syndrome killing off North American bats, a vital piece of our ecosystems. August 16, 2019. #Featured #FeaturedEnvironment # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Technology #nature #Disease #Gaming ​​


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U-M Student Recycles Plastic Waste from the Great Lakes Into Clothing

U-M Economics student Jackson Riegler starts his own business, Oshki, the Ojibwe word for "fresh," with the goal of reducing plastic waste in the Great Lakes by collecting it and transforming it into purchasable clothing. August 6, 2019. # #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Business #Sustainability #nature #SocialCampaigns #CorporateSocialResponsibility #GreatLakes


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New Robotic Labs to Track Toxicity of Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Bloom this Summer

U-M's Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research Associate Director Tom Johengen comments on the environmental sample processors placed in Lake Erie to track cyanobacteria blooms, or harmful algal blooms. July 30, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #Research #nature #TomJohengen ​​​​​​​​​​


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Searching for Previously Unknown Toxins, Potential Medicines in Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Blooms

U-M Microbiologist and Oceanographer Greg Dick and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry David Sherman work to identify genes and bioactive compounds in Lake Erie cyanobacterial blooms that can used for disease prevention. July 30, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability #Health/Wellness #Biology #Chemistry #Medicine #nature #GregDick #DavidSherman


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Large Summer Harmful Algal Bloom Predicted for Western Lake Erie

U-M aquatic ecologist Don Scavia predicts large, harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie this summer, caused by the high amount of spring rains and phosphorous run-off in the lake. July 11, 2019. # #EnvironmentandSustainability #web-article #schoolforenvironmentandsustainability #HealthandWellness #ClimateChange #nature #Sustainability #DonScavia ​​​​​​​​​


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Hands-on in the Amazon

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Valeriy Ivanov and graduate student Elizabeth Agee set up sensors in the Amazon Rainforest to better understand how this precious ecosystem will respond to climate change. July 11, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #Science #Sustainability #nature #ClimateChange #ValeriyIvanov ​​​​​​​​​​​


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U-M Researchers Detect Bromine Atoms in Springtime Arctic

U-M Assistant Professor of Chemistry Siyuan Wang and team discover the production of bromine atoms through the interactions of snow and sunlight. These bromine atoms can be used as indicators of mercury pollutants in the Arctic. July 1, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Science #EnvironmentandSustainability #Chemistry #ClimateChange #nature #SiyuanWang ​​​​​​​​​​


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Ruth Burke: Susurrus at Mantle Art Space

Stamps School of Art and Design alumna Ruth Burke will exhibit her work focusing on various animal interactions in San Antonio, TX until July 6th, 2019. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #Exhibit #StampsSchoolofArtandDesign #ArtsandCulture #Photography #nature

 06-24-2019 01:36 PM - 07-06-2019 09:00 PM ET


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The Six Senses of Buddhism

University of Michigan Museum of Art will display an exhibit focusing on works from UMMA’s collection associated with different types of Japanese Buddhism, bringing elements of all 6 senses to play. #60+mins #Exhibit #UniversityofMichiganMuseumofArt #ArtsandCulture #Museums #nature #Religion

 06-24-2019 01:33 PM - 07-07-2019 05:00 PM ET


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Soot, Sulfate, Dust and the Climate — Three Ways Through the Fog

Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering professor Joyce Penner conducts research assessing the inscrutable behaviors of tiny particles from human and natural sources and their role in blocking the warming of the planet from greenhouse gases. June 12, 2019. # #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #EnvironmentandSustainability #EarthandEnvironmentalScience #ClimateSciences #SpaceScience #nature ​​