October 21, 2013
October 17, 2013
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
October 16, 2013
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.
October 16, 2013
October 15, 2013
Kim Wolske, Research Management Fellow, Erb Institute and
Andrew Hoffman, Director, Erb Institute
Lukas Strickland, Research Assistant, School of Natural Resources & Environment
One of seven technical reports completed for the Hydraulic Fracturing in Michigan Integrated Assessment, conducted by the University of Michigan, this report reviews the current state of knowledge on public perceptions of high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF). The objective is to highlight issues that may be relevant to HVHF-related policy in Michigan.
October 14, 2013
Examining the green marketing backlash against Windex – A Case Study Discussion
October 3, 2013
Erb post-doc Laurie Kaye Nijaki worked with the City of Los Angeles in 2007-2008 to plant the seed of the Green Building Program and to push for its initial adoption through City Council. Over the summer of 2013, the program received $1 million towards implementation, and the Community College District is now moving forward with rolling out the program on behalf of the City. Read more
September 9, 2013
Cynthia Koenig, Erb alum (2011) and current External Advisory Member, is highlighted in the one minute and twenty second spot. Read more about Cynthia Koenig
From the announcement:
… Cynthia Koenig … graduated two and a half years ago with a joint master’s degree from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and SNRE. “There was great support for pursuing a non-traditional career path at Michigan,” says Koenig, now with the Mumbai, India-based firm Wello. It promotes a rolling water tank, which can be pushed like a lawn mower — an improved form of rural water transport, over women carrying heavy pots of water on their heads. Koenig’s segment, filmed at the Varsity Tennis Center, shows her demonstrating the tank.
September 5, 2013
Erb Research Management Fellow, Kim Wolske, and Director Andy Hoffman contribute to newly released U-M study on hydraulic fracturing in Michigan. Wolske and Hoffman’s “Public Perceptions Report” is one of 7 technical reports to be used in guiding future decision making on the issue of “fracking”.