University of Michigan Water Center
Water Center Newsletter, August 2017
Joan Nassauer with students at a bioretention garden

Lessons in Collaboration by Joan Nassauer, Professor of Landscape Architecture

Disciplinary silos can present barriers to interdisciplinary and end user-driven projects.

Joan Nassauer unpacks a helpful metaphor, developed from the years of collaborative experience she brings into her partnerships.

Read More

(Top Photo: Joan Nassauer with students at a Detroit area retention garden. Photo credit: Elizabeth LaPorte)


Share this newsletter:




From Arctic to Algae: An interview with Professor Rose Cory

Dr. Rose Cory, Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Science, is changing the way we understand global climate change threats from permafrost melting and toxic algal bloom formations in Lake Erie. She couldn’t do it working in isolation.

Read More

Water @Michigan 2017 Presenter

Partner Spotlight: Council of Great Lakes Industries

Learn more about the key sustainability issues the Council of Great Lakes Industries is exploring to advance economic growth and vitality in harmony with human and natural resources throughout the Great Lakes.

Read More

Photo courtesy of Water Center at the University of Michigan

Engaging End Users

How can we produce usable science? This annotated presentation, by scientists from the Water Center’s NERRS Science Collaborative, details how to engage the end users of scientific research in a collaborative process integrating their needs and perspectives.

Read More

Jen Read, Water Center Director

U-M Water Research Round-Up

What’s the latest from University of Michigan water researchers?

Read More

U-M campus is springtime


The U-M Water Center addresses critical and emerging water resource challenges through collaborative research projects. The Center is part of the Graham Sustainability Institute, which engages, empowers, and supports faculty, staff, and students from all U-M units and integrates this talent with external stakeholders to foster sustainability solutions at all scales. We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to individual empowerment, and the advancement of sustainability knowledge, learning and leadership.

Graham Sustainability Institute


This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
View in browser.    why did I get this?
University of Michigan · 500 State Street · Ann Arbor, MI 48109 · USA