Tag: sustainability

Sustainable Management graduate focuses on greening NFL franchise

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When Cleveland native Alexandria Skoch (pictured with Prof. John Katers) wanted to dig deeper into “greening” her hometown NFL franchise, the Cleveland Browns, she turned to a partner NFL city Green Bay and its hometown University, UW-Green Bay, for guidance. Skoch graduated a few weeks ago with a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from UW-Green […]

Wilson-Doenges talks psychology of conservation


In celebration of Earth Day, environmental psychologist Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges hosts a two-minute video with some of her students in which they talk about the role of psychology in conservation efforts. The Psychology program has a new course in Conservation Psychology and a new emphasis in Sustainability.

Next NAS seminar highlights ‘Ecological Knowledge in India”


Dr. Baisakhi Bandyopadhyay, a researcher and senior fellow of the government of India, is the next speaker in the UW-Green Bay Natural and Applied Sciences Seminar series at 3 p.m. this Friday (April 17) in Room 301 of the Environmental Sciences Building. Her topic is “The Evolution of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in India: An Overview.” […]

Faculty note: Cruz talk on Tena at U of New Mexico

Marcello Cruz, associate professor of Urban and Regional Studies, gave a talk last week at the University of New Mexico on the topic of regional planning and indigenous communities in Ecuador. The talk was titled “Community and Regional Planning in Tena, Ecuador.” The presentation explored how community and regional planning using “agropolitan” approaches can provide […]

Food system activist Gustafson to speak Nov. 4

A sustainable food system activist, author, innovator and social entrepreneur will share her message with the campus community from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4 in Phoenix Room B of the University Union. Ellen Gustafson’s First book, We the Eaters: If We Change Dinner, We Can Change the World, was published by Rondale Press in May […]

The bee’s knees: Campus keepers reap sweet rewards with harvest

A contingent of UW-Green Bay student beekeepers got to taste the fruits of their labor July 29, harvesting honey from two new hives located near the campus Heating and Cooling Plant Building. The project is up and running thanks to a new student organization, the GBees, with the hives and their tenants arriving on campus this spring.

International water/environment seminar will meet on campus

The 17th Biennial Water Resources and Environmental Management Seminar will be hosted on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus Tuesday and Wednesday (June 17 and 18). The Water Resources and Environmental Management Seminar is an informally organized program initiated 30 years ago by a group of civil engineers (including Prof. Emeritus Jack Day) with interests […]

Rental company’s ‘CarShare’ service comes to campus this fall

Being introduced to incoming students and their parents at FOCUS this year, but also available to all students, faculty and staff is the opportunity to join Enterprise CarShare. Two cars will be available in the Main housing parking lot in late August for hourly, daily and overnight rental. Supported by the campus Sustainability Committee, the […]

Get paid to go green: Teach sustainable concepts, earn $250 stipend

The Environmental Sustainability committee, in collaboration with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), is announcing a faculty development opportunity for the 2014-15 academic year. Given that UW-Green Bay is Eco U and the new general education requirements beginning in Fall 2014 include a 3-credit sustainability component, the purpose of this opportunity […]

Get paid to go green: Environmental committee, CATL team to offer funds for teaching sustainability

The Environmental Sustainability committee, in collaboration with the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL), announces a faculty development opportunity for the 2014-15 academic year. Given that UW-Green Bay is Eco U and the new general education requirements beginning in Fall 2014 include a 3-credit sustainability component, the purpose of this opportunity is […]