Featured EcoLeader

Angelika Kurthen
University of Michigan

Angelika Kurthen is a student leader at the University of Michigan. Angelika is passionate about wildlife and biodiversity and believes that, “by saving the environment, we can save biodiversity and the habitats around us”. At the University of Michigan, Angelika is leading a variety of efforts to reduce U of M’s impact on the environment. The campaign, “Laminate the U of M Dining Hall Order Slips” aims to reduce paper waste in the cafeteria and “Turn Down for What? The Environment, Of Course!” is an educational campaign within the campus residences to promote energy savings by turning down the thermostat in winter in chilly Michigan. Congrats Angelika and keep up the great work!



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