Events Archive

January 2015

Jan 12 – Lianne Lefsrud / Erb Colloquium

Location: Ross, Wyly W0768

“Relational Legitimacy through Justice: The Case of Alberta’s Oil Sands”

Lianne Lefsrud is an Erb Institute Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan.

Jan 8 – Sustainable Buildings / Sustainable Ann Arbor Series

Ann Arbor District Main Library, 343 South Fifth Ave.

Sustainable Buildings, including a discussion of how to increase efficiency of both new and existing building and projects underway in the community. Speakers will include:

  • Christopher Taylor, Mayor, City of Ann Arbor
  • John Beeson, Architect, Resident and Commissioner for the Ann Arbor Historic District Commission
  • Jason Bing, Healthy Buildings Director, Ecology Center
  • Nate Geisler, Energy Programs Analyst, City of Ann Arbor
  • Knox Cameron, Principal Marketing Specialist Residential Programs – Energy Efficiency, DTE Energy

Sustainable Ann Arbor Series Details

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.