Events Archive

December 2014

Dec 15 – Dean Marie Lynn Miranda / Research Seminar Series

U-M North Campus Research Complex, Building 10, Research Auditorium

“Using Geographic Health Information Systems to Improve Diabetes Management” by SNRE Dean Marie Lynn Miranda

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Dec 11 – Sara Soderstrom & Kate Heinze / Erb Colloquium

Room: Ross, R0420

Sara Soderstrom is an Assistant Professor at LSA, University of Michigan. Kate Heinze is an Assistant Professor Sports Management, University of Michigan.

Title: “City Revitalization from the Ground Up: The Case of a Local Food Collective in Detroit”

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Dec 6 – Erb Holiday and Graduation Celebration

Ann Arbor Art Center

This event is open to Erb community members.

Dec 5 – SNRE Prospective Student Preview Day

Dana Building

Be sure to visit the Erb Institute information table from 10:00-10:30am!

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November 2014

Nov 24 – Stephanie Preston / Erb Colloquium

Dana, 2024

Stephanie Preston is an Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan

Title: “The Psychology and Neuroscience of Acquisitiveness”

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Nov 20 – Michael Wara / ELPP Lecture Series

South Hall, Room 1020

Professor Michael Wara, Associate Professor of Law at Stanford Law School

An expert on energy and environmental law, Michael Wara’s research focuses on climate and electricity policy. Professor Wara’s current scholarship lies at the intersection between environmental law, energy law, international relations, atmospheric science, and technology policy. Professor Wara was formerly a geochemist and climate scientist and has published work on the history of the El Niño/La Niña system and its response to changing climates, especially those warmer than today. The results of his scientific research have been published in premier scientific journals, including Science and Nature.​

A non-pizza lunch will be served. This event is free and open to the public. Event details

Nov 20 – Erica Nevas / Exxon-Mobil Lunch

Time: 11:45am-1:00pm
Location: Pizza House

RSVP to Jenny Cooper

Nov 19 – Erb Online Info Session for Prospective Students


Want to use business to make the world more sustainable? Learn about the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, and how you can join our dual MBA/MS program with the Ross School of Business and Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE). You’ll hear from the program’s student affairs manager, as well as students in the program, about courses, internships, scholarships, and career paths.

Register for the online info session

View U-M Staff and Erb students in attendance for the info session  here.

Nov 19 – Creating Sustainable Social Impact through Dignified Housing / William Davidson Institute

Free and open to the public

Presentation by: Henning Alts Schoutz, Marketing Manager for CEMEX – Patrimonio Hoy

Patrimonio Hoy is one of the first private initiatives that combine what most companies aspire to: it is a real inclusive business being profitable and at the same time producing important social and economic impacts to the participating families and communities.

CEMEX is one of the world’s largest building materials suppliers and cement producers. They provide high quality products and reliable services to customers and communities throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. They produce, distribute, and sell cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and related building materials in more than 50 countries, and maintain trade relationships in approximately 108 nations. CEMEX is also leveraging its core business strengths — institutional knowledge and experience, employees’ talent and time, and capital — to support the social and economic development of communities in ways that foster self-reliance and empowerment.

Read more about CEMEX – Patrimonio Hoy in the Erb Institute’s most recent Base of the Pyramid Blog: “Distinguishing between demand and need in the BoP”

Nov 18 – Workshop on Nonprofit Boards for Professional Development with Alice Korngold

Ross, R2210

This workshop is by invitation only