Events Archive

April 2011

April 30 – SNRE Commencement

Saturday, April 30, 2011 – 1:00pm – 2:30pm

SNRE 2011 Commencement Speaker, Peter Mertz

Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies Auditorium . (Tickets are not required.)
The School of Natural Resources and Environment also will host a reception for the graduates and their families in the Great Lakes Room at Palmer Commons immediately following the ceremony. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.

April 29 – Ross Commencement

Hill Auditorium

April 29 – Ross Commencement

Hill Auditorium

April 28 – SNRE public lecture by John M. DeCicco

Auto Efficiency Horizons and Transportation Climate Policy
Thursday, April 28, 2011
12:00 p.m., 1024 Dana Building

Dr. DeCicco’s teaching and advising interests address energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from transportation as well as broader aspects of sustainable mobility and energy use. Dr. DeCicco’s main focus is on automobiles, including analysis of issues and policy options for enhancing the environmental and economic sustainability of vehicle-fuel systems. Dr. DeCicco teaches a winter-term, graduate-level course on transportation energy and climate policy. He also advises student projects on a range of sustainable energy topics and offer seminars and guest lectures on current issues related to the transportation-climate challenge.

April 26 – Design for the Developing World—Lessons from Wello

2pm, R0240. Sponsored by by the Erb Institute, Entreprenuer & Venture Club, and Ross Net Impact.

Event Poster

April 22 – Erb Graduation Party

Cobblestone Farm. Details and RegistrationErb Community invited to attend.

April 21-22 – Revitalizing Clean Energy Innovation in Michigan

Revitalizing Innovation in Michigan for Clean Energy Manufacturing

Register today for this unique gathering of energy researchers and students, as well as business and political leaders who will discuss ways to:

  • cultivate research and development for advanced manufacturing in the clean energy field;
  • create new strategies for the university community to accelerate commercialization of new discoveries in clean energy technology;
  • build private sector funding streams to nurture innovative clean energy research and manufacturing;
  • nurture an entrepreneurial culture in clean energy technology.

Details. Questions? Contact Bruno Vanzieleghem at brunov@umich.edu. Co-sponsored by Erb Institute.

April 21 – Free Environmental Finance Webinar: California’s AB 32 market

Free Environmental Finance Webinar: Sources of value in California’s AB 32 market. 90 minute duration starting at 12:00 EDT. Registration and Details.

April 20 – SNRE Honors and Awards Ceremony and Spring Picnic

3:30 pm. Details TBA

April 18 – Aseem Prakash, Erb Colloquium

12-1:30pm. Ross, E0530. “Signaling Environmental Stewardship in Corrupt Societies: The Case of ISO 14001″
Dr. Prakash is Professor of Political Science at the University of  Washington.