Tag: EMBI

Grant of $441,000 from Great Lakes will fund internships for UWGB students

GREEN BAY — The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has been awarded a three-year, $441,324 Career-Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation to create nearly 250 new paid internships over the 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. The grant will be used to create paid internships for juniors and seniors who don’t receive […]

‘Greenest Cities’ website features Katers’ insight


UW-Green Bay’s John Katers is one of 10 experts quoted by the web publisher WalletHub in its rankings of 2015’s Greenest Cities in America. Katers, chair of NAS and director of the Environmental Management and Business Institute, also provided answers on the site’s “Ask the Expert” page in which he address four questions:
 • How […]

‘Eco U’ makes Green Colleges Guide for fourth straight year

UW-Green Bay is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S. and Canada as recognized by Princeton Review. The education services company profiles UW-Green Bay in the 2015 edition of its free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.” The Princeton Review chose the schools for this guide based […]

Kriebel receives sixth annual Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) and the Alumni Association jointly awarded the 2015 Earth Caretaker Award to 1977 UW-Green Bay graduate David Kriebel on Monday, March 23. He was the sixth recipient of the award for his work on sustainability. Professor Kriebel has been on the faculty of the […]

Kriebel to receive sixth annual Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) and the Alumni Association will jointly award the 2015 Earth Caretaker Award to 1977 UW-Green Bay graduate David Kriebel. The award ceremony and reception will be held Monday, March 23, 2015 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Phoenix Room of UWGB’s University Union. […]

That’s a wrap: Students keep ton of plastic bags out of waste stream

It hasn’t even been on campus for a year, but the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay plastic film recycling program has already processed the equivalent of nearly one million plastic bags. “We’ve recycled somewhere between 1800 and 2200 pounds of plastic film,” said former student intern Matthew Malcore. “Not all of it has been just plastic […]

‘Well-connected’ Weyenberg tapped as inaugural Cofrin Executive-in-Residence

A respected business and community leader has become the first-ever Executive-in-Residence for UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business. Tim Weyenberg, past CEO and current Executive Chair of the Board of Directors for Foth Companies, is in the early stages of his tenure in the newly created role. He is working with University stakeholders […]

Aurora BayCare commits $107,000 to renew EMBI grant

The Environmental Management and Business Institute at UW-Green Bay has received $107,000 in grant funding from Aurora BayCare Medical Center to continue a multi-year community partnership through 2017. The arrangement, which began in 2010, provides opportunities for EMBI interns to work directly with the healthcare provider to assess and evaluate environmental performance through benchmarking. The […]

EMBI, grad student get $7,000 for Tosca study of shipping containers

The Environmental Management and Business Institute was recently awarded project funding from Tosca Ltd. to complete a life-cycle analysis of shipping containers used by the Green Bay company. Environmental Science and Policy grad student William Lobner will be supervised by EMBI associate director, John Arendt, in taking a closer look at the reusable plastic containers […]