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The Coming Week in Environmental Studies
March 18 – 24, 2017
Unless otherwise specified, all events take place on the
University of Delaware's Newark campus.


Monday, March 20

New Connections Speaker Series
12:30–2:00 p.m., 110 Harker ISE Lab
To register for lunch, contact Kimberly at
Jessica L. Horton, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Art History, presents "Indigenous Artists Against the Anthropocene," and Robert Stark, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, and Phyllis Franklin Bierstedt, Retired Child Life Specialist at the Nemours Children's Hospital, present "Innovations of Benjamin Franklin."

Wednesday, March 22

Entomology & Wildlife Ecology Seminar
11:15 a.m., 009 Townsend Hall
Hannah Clipp, Graduate Student, Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, presents
"An Investigation of Landbird Stopover Patterns Along the U.S. Coast of the Gulf of Mexico During Spring Migration"
Kate McGrew, Graduate Student, Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, presents
"Reducing Gillnet Bycatch: Seaduck Underwater Hearing Thresholds and Auditory Deterrant Devices."

Lights, Camera, EARTH! Film Series: Two Square Miles
Co-sponsored by DENIN and the College of Arts and Sciences Environmental Humanities Program
7:30 p.m., Trabant Theatre
In the final film of the series, residents of the historic town of Hudson, New York, take sides when a multinational company expresses interest in building a large cement plant near the town. Victor Perez, Dept. of Sociology, will lead the discussion after the film.

Thursday, March 23

Center for Catalytic Science & Technology Seminar
1:00 a.m., 366 Colburn Lab
Dr. Daniel Esposito, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, presents
"Hydrogen Production from Water Electrolysis — With and Without Membranes."

Applied Economics & Statistics Seminar
3:30 p.m., 203 Robinson Hall
Dr. Steve Newbold, Economist, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, presents
"Three Case Studies on the Use of Meta-Analysis for Evaluating Environmental Policies."

Geological Sciences Seminar
3:30 p.m., 209 Penny Hall
Dr. David Goldsby, Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth & Environmental Science, University of Pennsylvania, presents
"Rheology of Rocks and Glaciers."

We will be taking a week off for spring break and return on March 31—
have a good break!


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