Green Street: Green Buildings & Sites Campus Walking Tour

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Date: October 14, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Student Center
Category: Special Event

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As a part of Green Street, students, staff, and faculty are invited to learn more about campus architecture and green infrastructure sites by joining the Wayne State Office of Campus Sustainability, Department of Planning and Public Space Management, and science education graduate student, Michelle Serreyn, in a Green Buildings & Sites Campus Walking Tour.

Visit rain gardens and various features of our built environment on campus spanning from iBio to the new STEM Innovation Center to learn more about green infrastructure and how the university is working to build a more sustainable campus. 

Sites include: 

  • Student Center - Starting Point
  • iBio - Bioswale
  • Linsell House - Bioswale and Rain Garden
  • STEM Innovation Learning Ctr. - LEED Gold Submission
  • Biological Sciences - Xeriscaping Garden
  • Chemistry Building - Green Roofs
  • Science Hall - Indoor Greenhouse

Please bring a mask to wear inside at the last stop of the tour, the indoor greenhouse in the Chemistry building. Light refreshments will be provided for attendees in the greenhouse to conclude the tour. Masks are REQUIRED inside all WSU buildings, please bring a mask. 

Prior to the event, there will be a calendar invite sent out to confirm attendance. If you have any questions about the event, please contact

Green Street 2021: 

Green Street is Wayne State University’s main celebration of Sustainability in Higher Education.   

Hosted by the Office of Campus Sustainability, Green Street happens in October and it is a month of activities and curated conversations between disciplines and communities about environmental challenges, environmental science, environmental justice, the environmental humanities, and more.  

This year's focus is on environmental justice and sustainability. Our program includes online talks by a local meteorologist, state of Michigan policymakers, scholars, panels, and outdoor activities to raise awareness about environmental justice and sustainability. 

The events are open and free to the greater Detroit and Wayne State community.

October 2021