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WILD/Ecology Center 2019-2020 Seminar Schedule


September 2019

Wednesday, Sep 4 4:00pm
LSB 144
Dean Sponsored Seminar - Doug Hunter, CEO - Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems (UAMPS) "Small modular nuclear power for Utah?"
Wednesday, Thursday,
Sep 11/12
Wednesday, 4:00 pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. Kaveh Madani, Henry Hart Rice Senior Fellow & Visiting Professor Yale Macmillan Center & Imperial College London. TBA
Wednesday, Sep 18 4:00pm
LSB 133
Susan Durham "What is the value of the 16th letter of the alphabet? Moving beyond 'statistical significance'"
Wednesday, Sep 25 4:00pm
LSB 133
Dr. Robert Holt - University of Florida "Niche conservatism, evolution, and applied ecology: Challenges and opportunities"

October 2019

Wednesday, Oct 2 4:00 pm, LSB 133 Wayne Freimund "You can be seated Now: Popularity and the Future of Access to our Public Spaces"
Tuesday/Wednesday,
Oct 8/9
Restoring the West Conference https://restoringthewest.org/  
Wednesday, Thursday, Oct 16/17 Wednesday, 4:00pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm 
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. Rob Jackson, Douglas Provostial Professor, Earth System Science, Stanford University, Stanford, CO.   TBA
Wednesday, Oct 23 4:00pm
LSB 133
Dean Sponsored Seminar - Robin Kimmerer, Distinguished Teaching Professor and Director, Center for Native Peoples and the Environment, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry - https://www.esf.edu/faculty/kimmerer/

TBA

Wednesday, Oct 30 4:00 pm, LSB 133 WATS Sponsored Seminar - Dr. Danya Rumore, Director and Research Associate Professor, Environmental Dispute Resolution Program, Wallace Stegner Center for Land, Resources & Environment, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah.

"GNARly challenges: Planning in Western Gateway and Natural Amenity Regions"


November 2019

Wednesday, Thursday, Nov 6/7 Wednesday, 4:00 pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. Danica Lombardozzi, Project Scientist I, Climate & Global Dynamics Laboratory National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO.  TBA
Wednesday, Nov 13 4:00 pm, LSB 133   TBA
Wednesday, Nov 20 4:00 pm, LSB 133    TBA
Wednesday, Nov 27 Thanksgiving Break  No Seminar TBA

December 2019

Wednesday, Thursday, Dec 4/5 Wednesday, 4:00 pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm
Ecology Center Seminar- Dr. Nyeema Harris, Assistant Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN TBA

January 2020

Wednesday, Jan 8   No Departmental Seminar  
Wednesday, Thursday, Jan 15/16 Wednesday, 4:00pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. John Fieberg, Associate Professor, Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Biology, Unviersity of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.      TBA
Wednesday, Jan. 22 4pm, LSB 133 Darren McAvoy, Extension Assistant Professor, Department of Wildland Resources TBA
Wednesday, Jan 29 4pm, LSB 133 Jody Reimer, Assistnat Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah TBA

 

February 2020

Wednesday, Feb. 5 4pm, LSB 133 Johan du Toit, Professor, Department of Wildland Resources TBA
Wednesday, Thursday, Feb 12/13 Wednesday, 4:00 pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. Clare Aslan, Associate Director, Landscape Conservation Initiative & Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ TBA 
Wednesday, Feb. 19 4pm, LSB 133 Jessica Tegt, Department of Wildland Resources TBA
Wednesday, Feb. 26 4pm, LSB 133 John Tomecek, Assistant Professor & Extension Wildlife Specialist, Texas A&M TBA


March 
2020

Wednesday, March 4 Spring Break No Seminar  
Wednesday, Thursday, March 11/12 Wednesday, 4:00 pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm 
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. Chelsea Wood, Assistant Professor, School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.  TBA 
Wednesday, March 18 4pm, LSB 133 Kari Veblen, Associate Professor, Department of Wildland Resources TBA
Wednesday, March 25 4pm, LSB 133 Sara Freeman, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology TBA

April 2020

Wednesday, April 1 4pm, LSB 133 Joanna Lambert, Professor, University of Colorado TBA
Wednesday, Thursday, April 8/9 Wednesday, 4:00 pm
Thursday, 4:00 pm 
Ecology Center Seminar - Dr. Ivette Perfecto, George Willis Pack Professor, Environment & Sustainability, Unviersity of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.  TBA
Wednesday, April 15 4pm, LSB 133 Justin DeRose, Assistant Professor, Department of Wildland Resources TBA
Wednesday, April 22 4pm, LSB 133 Lea Condon, Research Ecologist, USGS - Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center "Biological soil crusts: A Great Basin perspective"