Tag: EMBI

Upcoming iPat films

Save the date for the upcoming iPat (impact = population * affluence * technology) films, part of the 7th Annual iPat Environmental Film Series. Enjoy entertaining and thought-provoking films that evaluate the condition of the natural world, identify drivers of environmental harm, and consider solutions. At the conclusion of each film a community expert or panel […]

Photos: Alumnus McLaughlin recognized as Earth Caretaker

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UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI) recognized UW-Green Bay alumnus Douglas McLaughlin ’83 and ‘85, recently, as the ninth recipient of the Earth Caretaker Award. The award recognized his work on projects related to characterizing and improving wastewater quality, which led to several studies designed to better understand and reduce concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls […]

Fun facts for Earth Day

Yesterday, the world celebrated Earth Day. We have a few fun facts for you about Eco U and how UW-Green Bay works to sustain this beautiful planet: Did you know that in the last five years, by refilling at hydration stations across campus, the UW-Green Bay community has avoided 782,023 plastic water bottles! Did you […]

Alumnus Douglas McLaughlin named UW-Green Bay’s ‘Earth Caretaker’ for 2018

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the ninth annual Earth Caretaker Award to UW-Green Bay alumnus Douglas McLaughlin, Ph.D. McLaughlin received two degrees from UW-Green Bay — his bachelor’s degree in 1983 in Science and Environmental Change (emphasis in Biological Resources Management) and a Master’s of Environmental Science […]

Door County Board has a UW-Green Bay student running for office

Lora Marin Jorgenson ’15 (Associate of Arts & Science) is among the candidates running for Door County Board District 3. Jorgenson was an active student, taking part in an EMBI internship and attended the Institute of Spanish Language in Cuernavaca, Mexico in January 2014. She is currently a Business Administration student with an intended May […]

UW-Green Bay achieves silver environmental ranking

With a solid effort from the UW-Green Bay Sustainability Committee, UW-Green Bay is again seeing STARS thanks to a newly confirmed environmental rating of SILVER from a program that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. UW-Green Bay has participated in the Association for Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s (AASHE) Sustainability […]

Next screening of ‘Searching for Sustainability’ on March 20

Following a great turnout of more than 100 people for a campus screening this week, the next screening of the documentary, Searching for Sustainability will take place at The Neville Public Museum, downtown Green Bay, on March 20. The film will begin at 5:50 p.m., followed by a discussion panel made up of the films’ local executive […]

Reminder: ‘Searching for Sustainability’ shown on campus, Feb. 13

A fascinating documentary, Searching for Sustainability will be shown on campus, Feb. 13, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms B and C of the University Union. An Eventbrite page is being created to help determine an accurate seat count. The event is free. UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) and Associate Prof. Debra Pearson (Human […]

Reminder: ‘Searching for Sustainability’ playing here, Feb. 13

A fascinating documentary, Searching for Sustainability will be shown on campus, Feb. 13, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms B and C of the University Union. UW-Green Bay Prof. Kevin Fermanich (NAS) and Associate Prof. Debra Pearson (Human Biology) were involved as experts in the film. Included that evening is a discussion panel featuring […]

Mark your calendar: New documentary, ‘Searching for Sustainability’ will be screened on campus

Watch this space for more, but hold the date: A fascinating documentary, Searching for Sustainability will be shown on campus, Feb. 13, 2018 at 6 p.m. in Phoenix Rooms B and C of the University Union. UW-Green Bay Professor Kevin Fermanich (NAS) and Associate Prof. Debra Pearson (Human Biology) were involved as experts in the […]