Colloquia

The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences Colloquia Series is generally presented every Thursday afternoon at 4 pm in MacMillan 115 during the academic year unless otherwise noted. Leading scientists from a variety of research institutions make up the pool of our special guest speakers. These sessions are open to the public.

Spring 2019 Colloquia

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Jan. 24: Ali M. Bramson, Univ. of Arizona "The icy mid-latitudes of Mars"

Jan. 31: Basil Tikoff, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison "The jagged western edge of North America: The profound influence of Precambrian rifting on subsequent mountain building"

Feb. 7: Darryl Reano, Purdue University "Indigenous research frameworks: A tool for research, education, mentoring and leading"

Feb. 14: Career's Day Panel. Come hear 3 alums discuss their career paths, evaluation of current and future job markets, and advice for preparation.
Panelists:
Alice Alpert, Climate Mitigation Assistant in the Office of Global Change, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Brian Kortz, Senior Project Manager at Fuss & O'Neill, Inc., an environmental engineering consulting firm
Sara Wait Zaranek, co-founder of Curil Corporation, a start-up that focuses on the analysis of big datasets for genomics

Feb. 21: Alexandria Johnson, Brown "The Study of Extraterrestrial Clouds by Earth Means"

Feb. 28: Kenneth Miller, Rutgers Univ. "An overview of climate and global sea-level changes over the past 100 Myr from IODP drilling"

March 14: Chris Reinhard, Georgia Institute of Technology-School of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences "Earth history as a natural lab for planetary science"

March 21: Jim Russell, Brown "Climate change and tropical mountain glaciers"