Long-time activist Grace Lee Boggs, a friend to the school's Environmental Justice field of study who gave talks at the school from the program's inception, died October 5, 2015. She was 100.
Angela Lewis & Michelle Strunge
As a student in Professor Burt Barnes's Forest Ecology class, Rob Steiner '97 remembers trekking into the woods in the middle of winter during five-hour Friday labs.
"I will never forget the hands-on experience and understanding the complexity of the ecosystems surrounding Ann Arbor," the SNRE Environmental Policy and Planning graduate said.
Landscape Architecture Professor Joan Nassauer sees opportunity in the ruins of Detroit’s abandoned homes. She is currently spearheading a pilot program to effectively improve the health of the Detroit River—and ultimately Lake Erie—by boosting the city’s green infrastructure.