Did you know the Great Lakes basin holds more than 80 percent of North America’s fresh water, and a stunning 20 percent of global fresh water?
The Great Lakes are a critical but finite resource. We don’t always get good results when critical decisions about fresh water are made too quickly or without enough research.
Lake Superior State University has an outstanding track record in fresh water protection. We also have the perfect location and an eager student workforce. We can play a pivotal role in the future health of the Great Lakes and Michigan’s economy.
That’s why we’re pleased to introduce the new Richard and Theresa Barch Center for Research and Education. This amazing Center will be a flagship project for student and faculty recruitment. It will also lead the way for high-quality research centered on this state’s most irreplaceable resource: