August 2015

Love is in the water: Characterizing the sea lamprey pheromone
Date: Thursday, August 6, 9:00 a.m.
Location: 338 Natural Resources Building
Speaker: Cory Brant, doctoral candidate, Fisheries & Wildlife
Host: Dr. Weiming Li

Viral Risk Associated with Lettuce from the Field to Postharvest
Date: Thursday, August 13, 10:00 a.m.
Location: 338 Natural Resources
Speaker: Samantha Wengert, masters candidate, Fisheries and Wildlife
Host: Dr. Joan Rose

September 2015

ESPP Open House
Date: Thursday, September 10, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: 273 Giltner Hall
Contact: Karessa Weir
Note: All are welcome to stop by and learn more about the Environmental Science and Policy Program.

October 2015

Green & Grow Your Congregation: 10th Annual Sustainability Conference of Michigan Interfaith Power & Light
Date: Friday, October 9, 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location: People's Church, 200 W. Grand River Avenue, East Lansing
Speaker: Sister Simone Campbell, NETWORK Executive Director; Valerie Brader, executive director of the Michigan Agency for Energy; the Rev. George Heartwell, mayor of Grand Rapids
Host: Michigan Interfaith Power & Light
Contact: Cathy Marshall

ESPP Colloquia Series: Distinguished Lecture
Date: Thursday, October 15, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Kellogg Center
Speaker: Dr. David Laird, agroeconomy, Iowa State University
Host: ESPP
Series: ESPP Colloquia Series

2015 ESPP Research Symposium: International Research Collaborations - Addressing Environmental Challenges
Date: Friday, October 23, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Kellogg Center
Host: ESPP
Contact: Karessa Weir
Note: Registration to come.

United Nations Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies
Date: Sunday, October 25, Oct. 25-27
Location: Abrams Planetarium and the MSU Henry Center
Note: In conjunction with MSUís International Business Center Global Business Club, Abrams Planetarium, and the Environmental Science and Public Policy Program, we are pleased to announce our annual United Nations Day program on October 25-27. Join us on the evening of the 25th at Abrams Planetarium for hors d-oeuvres and our opening presentation. Then join us again on Monday at the MSU Henry Center for more information about light and light-based technologies research, and what you can do locally and globally to make an impact on creating a more sustainable environment for all.

ESPP Colloqia Series: Antibiotic Resistance Lecture and Roundtable
Date: Thursday, October 29, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Kellogg Center
Speaker: Dr. Edward Topp, Principal Research Scientist, Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre, AgriCanada. During the roundtable discussion, Dr. Topp will be joined by Dr. Hui Li, Associate Professor of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences; Dr. Bo Norby, Associate Professor in Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Syed Hashsham, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering; Dr. Shannon Manning, Associate Professorr of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics.
Host: Dr. Wei Zhang
Contact: Karessa Weir
Series: ESPP Colloquia Series
Note: Registration to come.

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