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Mar 21

CMN’s Earth Week Celebration April 17-21

A week-long celebration in honor of Earth Day will begin on Monday, April 17, at the College of Menominee Nation, Keshena and Green Bay/Oneida, with campus cleanups, and end on Friday, April 21, with a free community event in Keshena. The theme for the week is Our Community, Our World, Our Future: Environmental and Climate …

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Mar 01

RecycleMania Update: Week 4

We are now entering week four of RecycleMania. With 1,008 pounds of recycling and 738 pounds of waste after the first three weeks, we are collecting more recycling items than waste. This is great news for the college as we work to reduce our GHG emissions. Totals for each week are listed below.     …

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Feb 14

RecycleMania 2017 Week 1 Update

During week one of RecycleMania the College of Menominee Nation campus produced 319 pounds of recycled materials and 290 pounds of waste. These recycled and waste materials are collected by maintenance from campus buildings as normal and left outside the garbage bins next to the water tower. SDI took on the first week of weighing …

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Aug 18

Kāēyas Mesek Oskēken

Written by: Cherie Thunder, Sustainability Education Coordinator The 2016 Sustainability Leadership Cohort (SLC) was part of something pretty amazing this summer. They weren’t able to run across the U.S. like the Standing Rock Tribal youth to fight the Dakota Access Pipeline and put an end the mining operations happening right now on indigenous lands or …

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Aug 17

Fall 2016 SDI Internships Announced!

The Sustainable Development Institute offers unique internship experiences to College of Menominee Nation students. The internships for the 2016 Fall semester with the Sustainable Development Institute are now posted. See below for more information regarding what projects you can be involved in and how to apply.   Download and print the CMN internship application form …

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Aug 01

Visiting Scientists Spend a Day with the Menominee

The Sustainable Development Institute and Center for First Americans Forestlands in collaboration with Menominee Tribal Enterprises recently participated in a day of tours and meetings with two visiting scientists. The scientists, Frederico Franca and Tamara Amorim Franca, are originally from Brazil and currently studying at the University of Mississippi. They have been located at the …

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May 05

CMN Celebrates Earth Day

The Sustainable Development Institute led the 2016 campus Earth Day celebration by hosting a campus wide event on April 21.  The event was organized around the national theme, “Trees for the Earth” and drew over 100 attendees. Besides students, faculty, and staff of the College of Menominee Nation, visitors included students from the University of …

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Apr 13

2016 CMN Earth Day Celebration

Join us at College of Menominee Nation Thursday, April 21, 2016 for the Earth Day Celebration. Visit stations located around campus to learn more about CMN and receive a prize. Take part in the BioBlitz – A BioBlitz is an event that focuses on finding and identifying as many species as possible in a specific area …

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Jan 11

DEADLINE EXTENDED! Spring 2016 SDI Internship Applications Due Jan. 29

Current available internship positions include: National Workshop Planner and POSOH Sustainability Planner. The application deadline for both positions is January 29 at 4:30 pm.   Print out the CMN internship application form here. Further information on how to apply and where to send application materials can be found below. Please use the link for the …

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Sep 14

Apply Now for SDI Internships!!

The Fall 2015 internship deadline is fast approaching! Wednesday, September 16th is the last day to turn in your application materials into SDI. Please hand in your applications to Cynthia Norton, SDI administrative assistant or email materials to sdi@menominee.edu. For more information about the available internship positions follow this link.

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