We challenged U-M students to create a public service announcement that would inspire positive action on climate change. Eleven teams of students put their skills to the test. Now is your chance to weigh in on the best video! Read more and vote here
Emily’s team proposal, Enabling Energy Efficiency in Rental Properties focuses on finance energy efficiency projects for rental properties. Jenny’s team proposal, Greenhouse Gas Inventory for the City of Detroit: Institutionalization and Spatial Analysis focuses on inventory of greenhouse gas emissions in Detroit.
Congratulations to all of the Dow Distinguished Awards for Interdisciplinary Sustainability! U-M Graduate Students Win Dow Awards to Pursue Sustainability Solutions in Southeast Michigan & India (pdf) or Read the story online
Erb Institute’s Mayleben Family Venture Shaping Grant Winners
The following received a grant to pursue their startup idea:
Built LLC: Adam Bennett (’14), Shubhi Choudhary, Sundeep Ramachandran, and Jose Solis (’14)
Loop Hope: Marianna Kerppola (’16)
Network Finance: Brian Rassel (’16), Kelsea Ballantyne (’16), and John Serron (’16)
View the full list of start up award recipients
Congratulations to first year Erb student, Kelsea Ballanytne (’16) for being appointed for a two year term on the U-M President’s Advisory Committee on Labor Standards and Human Rights from President Coleman.