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Seminars

The Coming Week in Environmental Studies
May 6–12, 2017
 
Unless otherwise specified, all events take place on the
University of Delaware's Newark campus.

 
 

Monday, May 8

Plant & Soil Sciences Seminar
9:00 a.m., Meeting Room 1, Carvel Research Center, Georgetown
Presentation repeated May 9 at 10:30 a.m., 132 Townsend Hall, Newark
Dr. Ramdeo Seepaul, Postdoctoral Associate, North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida, presents
"Profitable, Sustainable, and Resilient Cropping Systems in Delaware."

Applied Economics & Statistics Seminar
1:00 p.m., 025 Townsend Hall
Dr. Maria Bowman, USDA Economic Research Service, presents
"Labeling of Antibiotic Use Practices in the Broiler Industry: A Case Study."

Science Café
Sponsored by the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy
5:30–7:00 p.m., Deer Park Tavern, 108 W. Main Street, Newark
Dr. Thomas R. Rocek, Associate Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Delaware, presents
"The Agricultural Revolution: Do We All Want to Change the World?"

Wednesday, May 10

Plant & Soil Sciences Seminar
10:30 a.m., 101 Fischer Greenhouse, Newark
Presentation repeated May 12 at 9:00 a.m., Meeting Room 1, Carvel Research Center, Georgetown
Dr. Nicole Fiorellino, Program Coordinator and Instructor of Agriculture, Chesapeake College, presents
"Managing the Risk of Phosphorus Loss from Agriculture: Translating Past Experience to Future Visions."

Entomology & Wildlife Ecology Seminar
11:15 a.m., 009 Townsend Hall
Devan George, Graduate Student, Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, presents
"Evaluation of the Phenology, Establishment, and Impact of the Newly Introduced Egg Parasitoid, Oobius agrili, on Emerald Ash Borer in the Mid-Atlantic."

Thursday, May 11

Geological Sciences Seminar
3:30 p.m., 209 Penny Hall
Dr. Glen Sharman, Postdoctoral Fellow, Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, presents
"Early Cenozoic Drainage Reorganization of the U.S. Western Interior-Gulf of Mexico Routing System."

Gasland Part II Screening
Sponsored by Students for the Environment and Delaware Sierra Club
6:30–9:00 p.m., 006 Kirkbride Hall
Screening of the sequel to Josh Fox's Academy Award-nominated Gasland, which investigates the environmental and health hazards of fracking.

Friday, May 12

Plant & Soil Sciences Seminar
12:20 p.m., 132 Townsend Hall
Dr. Pascale Beauregard, Assistant Professor, University of Sherbrooke, Canada, presents
"Non-Fatal Attraction, a Plant-Bacterial Interaction."

Geography Seminar
3:30 p.m., 218 Pearson Hall
Departmental Pecha Kucha (a Japanese term translating to chit-chat), a multiple-speaker event in which each speaker may show 20 slides for 20 seconds each.

Other Upcoming Events

May 17: Applied Economics & Statistics Seminar
1:00 p.m., 025 Townsend Hall
Dr. Nick Janusch, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Experimental and Applied Economics, University of Delaware, presents a topic to be announced.

May 17: Science Café
Sponsored by the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy
6:00–7:30 p.m., Deer Park Tavern, 108 W. Main Street, Newark
Gil Meyer, President of Sparke LLC and former Director of Global Crisis Management for DuPont, presents
"Ethics and Corporate Crisis Management in a Science-Based Domain."

This is the final update of the spring semester — we will return in September.
Have a great summer!

 

 

If you'd like to add your events to our calendar, please contact bchajes@udel.edu.