Tag: EMBI

EMBI announces WCSWMA Scholarship recipients

Two UW-Green Bay students earned scholarships through the Wisconsin Counties Solid Waste Management Association (WCSWMA). Emily Drown, a student employee with Environmental Management Business Institute (EMBI), and Kirby Katers, incoming freshman for fall 2017, each received one of four available WCSWMA 2017-2018 scholarships. Congratulations to Emily and Kirby for their accomplishment and for representing UW-Green […]

EMBI collaborates with Alliance for the Great Lakes on two newly funded projects

The Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) collaborated with the Alliance for the Great Lakes on two newly funded projects; Agricultural Outreach in the Lower Fox Basin and the Lower Fox Perennial Forage Project. To oversee the projects, a joint position was created in partnership with the Alliance for the Great Lakes and will be […]

Johnson to receive UW-Green Bay’s EMBI Earth Caretaker Award

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will honor the eighth Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Meleesa Johnson ’00 on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The event takes place in the Phoenix Room of the University Union. The Earth Caretaker Award recognizes UW-Green Bay graduates who have distinguished themselves in their professional field and are […]

UW-Green Bay Prof. Stoll interviewed on Fox 11

UW-Green Bay Prof. John Stoll (Public and Environmental Affairs, Economics) is collaborating with a team of researchers to gauge the economic impact of Wisconsin fisheries. “We want to get an idea how much fishing is happening here, how much is happening from outside the region with people coming here, or even from out of state, […]

Recent grad promotes sustainability in the community

2014 UW-Green Bay graduate Evan Van Lanen’s dedication to sustainability has resulted in $115,000 in energy savings at a regional beef plant. As an environmental supervisor, Van Lanen has many duties including waste-water treatment, air treatment and waste disposal. The team he oversees is responsible for the implementation of a number of new projects, which […]

Arendt promoted to EMBI Director

John Arendt was promoted to Director of UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) in July 2016. He is now responsible for seeking and developing relationships within the New North region of Wisconsin. Arendt graduated in 1988 from the UWGB with a degree in Business Administration/Management. He received his master’s degree in Environmental Science […]

Arendt served as delegate at Phi Kappa Phi Convention

John Arendt, Director of UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute, represented the institution’s chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—at the 44th Biennial Convention held July 28-30 in Atlanta, Ga. Arendt serves as Treasurer of the UW-Green Bay chapter and attended the […]

Diboll, Eco U retirees, gather for Earth Caretaker Award Ceremony

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UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) held a reception honoring UW-Green Bay’s seventh Earth Caretaker Award recipient, Neil Diboll ’78 on April 21, 2016. It was just one part of a special evening in which a number of founding faculty members for UW-Green Bay’s environmental science programs returned to celebrate the 50th Anniversary […]

Reminder: Caretaker Award Ceremony and 50th Anniversary Celebration

UW-Green Bay’s Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) will award the 7th Annual Earth Caretaker Award to 1978 UW-Green Bay graduate Neil Diboll at an on-campus ceremony tomorrow (Thursday, April 21).  Diboll has worked for the U.S. Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the University of Wisconsin. In 1982, he began his involvement with […]