Tag: EMBI

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 […]

Aurora BayCare Medical Center renews EMBI grant

UW-Green Bay’s  Environmental Management and Business Institute (EMBI) has received grant funding from Aurora BayCare Medical Center to continue a multi-year community partnership through 2020. 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 and building automation monitoring. […]

UW-Green Bay featured in ‘Into the Outdoors’ this weekend

A 30-minute repackaging of several “Searching for Sustainability” video segments will be airing as an Into the Outdoors broadcast Dec. 23-24 on Wisconsin Public Television. The broadcast features a segment with UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Deb Pearson speaking about the connections between food production, food quality and human health. Issues in the Green Bay area are featured as […]

Student Organization to host Garden Community Design Symposium

The UW-Green Bay Student Organization — Strate Outta Compost — is hosting a Garden Community Design Symposium, Dec. 4 and 5. All are welcome to a Fireside Chat and free dinner at the Mauthe Center from 5 to 5:45 p.m. Dec. 4 with a garden community design lecture to follow from 6 to 8 p.m. […]