Events Archive

November 2011

Nov 30 – General Motors and China’s Automotive Market

A public lecture by Michael J. Dunne, author American Wheels, Chinese Roads

November 30, 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Blau Auditorium, Ross
Reception and Book Signing: 6:00 – 6:45 pm
Author Mike Dunne (U-M BA, MBA/MA in Asian Studies) will discuss his recent book, highlighting how GM’s executive team navigated the challenges posed by China’s complex and unique business environment.
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Nov 30 – SNRE Town Hall

The SNRE community Town Hall will be an open discussion of non-academic issues (i.e. professional development, alumni network, career). Feedback from the community will help inform our initial communications with the Dean regarding key student issues. 6-7:30pm, Dana 4th Floor Commons. Contact Graham Brown ( for further questions.

Nov 29 – Battling Counterfeit Medicines with Technology and Social Enterprise, Ashifi Gogo

WDI Global Impact Speaker Series: Battling Counterfeit Medicines with Technology and Social Enterprise. Featuring Ashifi GogoCEO and Founder, Sproxil, Inc. 4:30 – 5:30pm, Ross 0230. Reception to follow.

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Nov 28 – Erb Doctoral Community Lunch

The next Erb doctoral community lunch will take place in the Weiser Dining room in Ross, next to the Seigle Cafe, 12-1:30pm. Topic for the lunch will be professional development (learning about external communities and opportunities, “branding” yourself on the job market, history of the field). Remember it’s BYOL (bring your own lunch)! Contact Jason Good ( for questions.

Nov 22 – Pacific Salmon in Natal Alaska, Dr. Gary A. Lamberti

CILER-GLERL Seminar Series: Pacific Salmon in natal Alaska and introduced Great Lakes ecosystems: The good, the bad, and the ugly. Led by Dr. Gary A. Lamberti, Professor ad Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Notre Dame. 12pm in SNRE room 1040.

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Nov 21 – Erb Colloquium Brown Bag / Sara Soderstrom & Krista Badiane

“Climate Change Discourse and Corporate Responses: Evolution of Multiple Institutional Logics.” 12 – 1:30 PM, Ross E0550. Open to the University community. The Erb Colloquium is an informal gathering, please feel free to bring your lunch.

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Nov 18 – Linking Social and Ecological Systems to Sustain Ecosystem Services, Kelly Garbach

IFRI Talk: Linking Social and Ecological Systems to Sustain Ecosystem Services in a Tropical Landscape, led by IFRI Post-Doc Applicant Kelly Garbach. 12:15-1pm, 1024 Dana Building.

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Nov 18 – SNRE Conservation Ecology Open House

3-5pm,Dana Building. The School of Natural Resources and Environment invites students to an open house to meet the researchers and explore the labs comprising the school’s Conservation Ecology field of study. Fifteen researchers are participating; 20 labs will be open.  Details (html)

Nov 17 – Growth in Emerging Markets: the Cummins Case, Luciano Oliveira

Global Impact Speaker Series: Growth in Emerging Markets – the Cummins Case. Luciano Oliveira, Director, Corporate Strategy. 4:30 – 5:30pm, R1220. Reception to follow.

About Cummins: Cummins Inc., a global power leader, is a corporation of complementary business units that design, manufacture, distribute and service engines and related technologies.

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Nov 17 – Erb Thanksgiving

The annual Erb Thanksgiving dinner will be 7pm at the Ann Arbor Senior Center. Evites will be sent out individually via email, please contact Maureen Bossi for further questions.