Mauser Harmony with Nature Foundation
Beginning in 2000, the Foundation has awarded an annual scholarship to a junior, senior, or graduate student in the Wayne State University, School of Business, Detroit, Michigan. This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser, Professor of Marketing Emeritus and Former Chair, School of Business Administration, Wayne State University. It recognizes full-time business students who are personally, professionally and/or academically involved in environmentally sustainable activities.
Lisa A. Pollard
Amanda C. Carnagie
Amanda C. Carnagie
Joseph C. Pietron
Joseph C. Pietron
Nadia M. Vlachos
Katharine A. Maziarz
Rachel E. Maness
Geoffrey J. Diamond
J. Alexander Smith
Prof. Ferdinand Mauser Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1994 to honor the memory of scholar, author and internationalist, Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser. He devoted more than two decades to teaching and writing at the School of Business Administration, Wayne State University. This Scholarship is managed and awarded by the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management.
SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS (SEMCOG)
“Sustainable Stormwater Management”
November 2005, 2004 and October 2003
Attendees included city planners, architects, engineers, and community leaders. The focus was learning how sustainable stormwater practices can meet their stormwater regulations, protect water resources, and be attractive amenities to a site and community.
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY
“MARKETING PRODUCTS IN HARMONY WITH NATURE”
This seminar focused on learning how business and personal decisions can have a positive affect on preserving the integrity of our environment. Speakers included guests from Patagonia, Inc., Toyota Technical Center USA, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission,
McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry, LLC.
“JAPAN-U.S.-CANADA: FOCUS ON MARKETING”
The goal was to bring educators, business people, students, and expert speakers together in an educational forum to discuss business opportunities between Japan, United States and Canada. This seminar considered the marketplace from the cultural and economic perspectives of Japan, The United States, and Canada, and focused on business opportunities between these three countries. Presenters from University of Michigan, Consulate General of Canada at Detroit, Michigan Japan External Trade Organization, Michigan Economic Development Corp.
Wayne State University Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management
Asian Art Objects, Custom-built mahogany bookcase, Ninety six vintage business books dating back to the 1700’s, Sixteenth Century wood cut print (Hanseatic League), Primrose Annuals (Purdy Library)
Tom and Judit Welacky Tom, a Field Crops Biologist, developed and managed Prof. Mauser’s land and apple orchard in Canada. Prof. Mauser and the Welacky family were lifelong friends. The Foundation donated two acres of Prof. Mauser's land to Tom, a member of the Canadian Chestnut Council, and his wife Judit, to grow American Chestnut trees.
Detroit Training Center Landscape training scholarships in environmental sustainability
Spencer Museum of Art Six Buddhist Sculptures and 4 Ceramic art objects
Japan American Society Meadowbrook Annual holiday celebration and auction, Two Monte Nagler photographs
Michigan Wildlife Conservancy Educational programs, “Living with Cougars In Michigan” brochure, construction of Dr. Ferdinand F. Mauser Nature Trail, Sponsored guest lecturers at the Fall Festival: Chad Kister, award winning environmental journalist and Wayne L. Jackson, Native American elder, who spoke about endangered species
Earth Circle Association Marin County, CA Native American sweat lodge ceremonies
Hull Elementary School Livonia, MI, Fourth grade student recycling project
Habitat for Humanity Mount Clemens, MI Building Improvements to ReStore
Henry Ford Hospital and Medical Center Detroit, MI, Department of Medical Genetics
The Foundation funded genetic research equipment and lab projects which were headed by Charles E. Jackson, MD, a colleague of Prof. Mauser. One of the projects looked for possible links between environmental toxins in the work place and cancer.
Member The Corporate Partners President’s Circle
Oakland Land Conservancy Rochester, MI, Contribution for land purchase
AuSable Big Water Preservation Association Grayling, MI, River clean-up project
Eco-Encore Sustainable recycling
The Greening of Detroit Camp Greening, one of the most successful environmental camps in Detroit teaches about water cycles, animal habitats, plants and their functions
USGBC-LEED Workshop sponsorships
Michigan Interfaith Power & Light Conference Sponsorships
U.S. Green Building Council Scholarships to green educational programs, annual membership, resource materials
Greening the Heartland Conference Detroit, MI Program contributions
Detroit Free Press Michigan Green Leaders Awards Breakfast and Expo
Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) Monroe, MI, Green Advantage Certification Training Program
Midwest Green Building Conference Detroit, MI Sponsorships
The UM/ULI Real Estate Forum Ann Arbor, MI, Annual Real Estate Forums and initiative sponsorship