November 2015

Linking fecal bacteria in rivers to landscape, geochemical, hydrologic factors, and sources at the basin scale
Date: Monday, November 30, 11:30 a.m.
Location: Constitution Hall, 525 W. Allegan St., Lansing or via webinar
Speaker: Marc P. Verhougstraete, Sherry L. Martin, Anthony Kendall, David Hyndman, and Joan B. Rose
Note: Register at

More than a feeling: Emotional Well-being and the Activation of Education
Date: Monday, November 30, 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: 457 Berkey Hall
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Andersson
Host: Department of Sociology

December 2015

Resource selection and viability of sharp-tailed grouse in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 1:00 p.m.
Location: 338 Natural Resources
Speaker: Heather M. Porter, candidate for the Master of Science degree in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife
Host: Dr. Michael Jones, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Nature-based solutions (NBS) for Landscape Resilience
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 3:00 p.m.
Location: 273 Giltner Hall
Speaker: Dr. Raffaele Lafortezza, University of Bari, Italy
Host: CGCEO and ESPP
Note: RSVP to by Dec. 5

The influence of human stressors on riverine fish assemblages - Lessons learned from cross-continental comparisons between Europe and the U.S.A
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 3:30 p.m.
Location: 338 Natural Resources Building
Speaker: Dr. Rafaela Schinegger, visiting Fulbright scholar working in collaboration with Dr. Dana Infantes Aquatic Landscape Ecology Lab. Dr. Schinegger is a researcher and lecturer at the Institute of Hydrobiology and Aquatic Ecosystem Management at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna, Austria (BOKU).
Host: Michigan State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
Contact: Janet Hsiao at
Note: Free and open to the public, light refreshments provided.

January 2016

Write Winning Grant Proposals
Date: Thursday, January 7, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Speaker: John D. Robertson, associate member of the Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops LLC
Host: Office of Research Facilitation and Dissemination
Contact: (517) 432-4499
Series: Research Workshops @ Michigan State University
Note: Registration fee $100

Funding Your Graduate Experience: Humanities and Social Sciences
Date: Friday, January 22, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 1st floor resource room
Speaker: Mary Ann Walker and Jon Harrison

February 2016

Funding Your Graduate Experience: Sciences & Engineering
Date: Friday, February 19, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Main Library, 1st floor resource room
Speaker: Mary Ann Walker and Jon Harrison

April 2016

Fate of the Earth 2016: Climate-Food-Energy-Water Nexus
Date: Wednesday, April 6, April 6-8, 2016
Location: Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center
Speaker: Lynn Scarlett, The Nature Conservancy; Tasso Azevedo, Rainforest Alliance; Kate Brauman, University of Minnesota; Ed McCormick, Water Environmental Federation; Nadine Unger, Yale University
Host: Environmental Science and Policy Program

Towards a Red and Green Future? Marxism, Critical Theory and Environmental Philosophy
Date: Saturday, April 16, April 16 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; April 17 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.
Location: tba
Speaker: Paul Burkett (Economics, Indiana State University) Brett Clark (Sociology, University of Utah) Deborah Cook (Philosophy, University of Windsor) Anna Peterson (Religion, University of Florida) John Sanbonmatsu (Philosophy, Worcester Polytechnic Institute) Steven Vogel (Philosophy, Denison University)
Host: Christian Lotz Professor of Philosophy
Contact: RSVP to

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