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The Coming Week in Environmental Studies
September 16–22, 2017

Monday, Sept. 18

Entomology & Wildlife Ecology Seminar
11:15 a.m., 009 Townsend Hall
Graduate students in the department will practice their presentations for the Wildlife Society Meeting.

Thusday, Sept. 21

Geological Sciences Seminar
3:30 p.m., 209 Penny Hall
Marguerita Hagan, Community Arts Specialist and Founder, Marguerita Hagan Studio, presents
"The Art and Science of Micropaleontology."

Friday, Sept. 22

Plant & Soil Sciences Seminar
12:20 p.m., 132 Townsend Hall
Dr. Arash Massoudieh, Associate Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, The Catholic University of America, presents
"A Flexible Framework for Modeling Surface-Subsurface Hydraulic and Water Quality Processes."

Geography Seminar
3:30 p.m., 218 Pearson Hall
Dr. Anthony Bebbington, Higgins Professor of Environment and Society and Director of the Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, presents
"Extractive Industries, Infrastructure and the Fate of Forests and Forest Communities' Rights: Amazonia, Mesoamerica and Indonesia Compared."

Other Upcoming Events

Sept. 29: 2017 Water Symposium
3:00 p.m., Townsend Hall Commons
Symposium featuring two plenary speakers and short talks by graduate students in the Water Science and Policy Program at UD. See the agenda and register here by Sept. 21.

Oct. 1: Coast Day
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Hugh R. Sharp Campus, Lewes
Sponsored by UD's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment and the Delaware Sea Grant College Program, Coast Day attendees can interact with researchers and marine life, tour ships, try hands-on activities, and view presentations and exhibits on a variety of topics. Live music, vendor displays, and seafood favorites prepared by local chefs at the Crab Cake Cook-Off and the Seafood Chowder Challenge add to the fun.

Oct. 20: Innovation in Materials Science Workshop
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Embassy Suites Hotel, Newark
UD, in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory, will host a series of talks and a panel discussion focusing on the importance of innovation in the science and engineering of materials, with overviews of new opportunities at ANL and in the Delaware region. Optional laboratory tours take place in the afternoon. Register online by Oct. 12.


Unless otherwise specified, all events take place on the University of Delaware's Newark campus.
If you'd like to add your events to our calendar, please contact