Thursday, 13 Oct 2022
Lecture: Urban Coyote Movement and Behavior
The Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture: "Exploring the Impacts of Social-Ecological Heterogeneity on Urban Coyote Movement and Behavior," presented by urban ecologist Chris Schell, University of California, Berkeley.
Monday, 17 Oct 2022
Norman Borlaug Lecture: Cynthia Rosenzweig
2022 Norman Borlaug Lecture: Cynthia Rosenzweig is the 2022 World Food Prize laureate for her seminal contributions to understanding and predicting the impacts of the interaction between climate and food systems. Through designing and leading rigorous, collaborative observational and modeling research, she provided the evidence used by thousands of decision-makers in more than 90 countries to both mitigate and adapt to climate change.
Thursday, 20 Oct 2022
Crop & Climate Adaptation in the Face of the Climate Crisis
Dr. Cary Fowler is the U.S. Special Envoy for Global Food Security. Dr. Fowler is perhaps best known as the â€œfatherâ€ of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault.
Tuesday, 25 Oct 2022
Campus Sustainability Month Celebration
Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, an event of the Live Green! Initiative. Sustainability-minded student organizations, campus groups and community businesses will highlight their activities, initiatives and products. FREE bike tune-ups, hot cider, Crumble cookies and green-minded prizes!
Thursday, 27 Oct 2022
Please Stop Saving Us: Rebuilding After Western "Interventions" in Africa
For anyone interested in being a "change agent" in a complex world, this talk highlights how even the most harmless-looking social programs can have far-reaching negative consequences for the unwary or unprepared, regardless of how good the intentions may be. Eriel Haung is the director of the Mangaung Strings Programme headquartered in Bloemfontein, a public-private music education initiative reaching more than 250 children.
Monday, 31 Oct 2022
Lecture: Reimagining Food Systems to Account for What We Don't Know
Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology: "Not the 'Whole Picture,' Reimagining Food Systems to Account for What We Don't Know." Michael Carolan was born, raised, and educated in Iowa. His career took him to Colorado State University where he is co-director of the Food Systems Institute for Research, Engagement and Learning; professor of sociology; and an engagement and extension food systems specialist.