2018 Fall Seminar Series

2018 Geography Awareness Week Schedule

Geography Awareness Week is November 12 through November 16: schedule and locations are below.

*All seminars are free and open to the public.

Location: Temple Hall

"Sustainability" lecture schedule

Date Time Speaker Title of seminar

Monday, Nov 12

TEMPLE ROOM 143

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Dr. Judith Meyer

Professor-Geography Program Coordinator

 "Sustainability and the National Park Service in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem"

Tuesday, Nov 13

TEMPLE ROOM 345

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Dr. Robert Pavlowsky

Distinguished Professor-Director of OEWRI

“Toxic Metals and Sustainability in Missouri's Old Lead Belt"

Wednesday, Nov 14

TEMP LECTURE 003

 

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Dr. Xin Miao

Professor

“ Why Arctic Sea Ice is a Global Concern and How Do We Know?"

National GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Day

Thursday, Nov 15

TEMPLE ROOM 345

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Megan Brannen

MSU Green Student Alliance President

“Sustainability at MSU: Your Sustainability Fund at Work"

Thursday, Nov 15

TEMPLE ROOM 344

4:30-5:30 p.m.

Pizza Party

Geography Clubs

Learn about: MSU Sustainability Minor

Student Clubs: Green Student Alliance, Students for a Sustainable Future, Geography Club, Gamma Theta Upsilon and the International Honor Society in Geography

Friday, November 16

TEMPLE ROOM 345

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Dr. Chris Marone 

Penn State, Geosciences

“The Mechanics of Slow Earthquakes and the Spectrum of Fault Slip Behaviors” - An Earth Scope Distinguished Speaker Presentation

Friday, November 30

TEMPLE ROOM 345

Last lecture of the Fall 2018 Seminar Series

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Dr. Carlton Basmajian

CEAH Director, Community and Regional Planning

“American Golgotha: Planning for the Dead”