September 2014

Lessons From Putting Our Head in the Shale: Why Environmental Health Research is Necessary
Date: Friday, September 5, 12 p.m.
Location: 206 G. M. Trout Building
Speaker: Bernard D. Goldstein, Emeritus Professor and Dean, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
Host: Center for Integrative Toxicology

Fisheries & Wildlife New Graduate Student Orientation
Date: Friday, September 5, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: 338 Natural Resources
Speaker: Shawn J. Riley Program Chair
Host: Fisheries & Wildlife

The Evolving Nature of Rights
Date: Monday, September 8, 7 p.m.
Location: MSU Union Ballroom
Speaker: Dr. Joan Rose, Homer Nowlin Endowed Chair of Water Research; Dean Joan Howarth, College of Law; Associate Dean Steven Kautz, College of Social Science; Associate Chair Laurie Medina, Anthropology; Dean William Strample, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Host: Honors College
Series: Sharper Focus/Wider Lens
Note: Light refreshments will be served.

ESPP Open House
Date: Thursday, September 11, 1:00 p.m.
Location: ESPP Conference Room, 274 Giltner Hall
Host: ESPP

Unfinished Business: Environmental Justice in Michigan
Date: Friday, September 12, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Union Baptist Missionary Church, 500 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Lansing
Speaker: Charles Lee, deputy associate assistant administrator for environmental justice, U.S. Environmental Protection Agenday
Host: Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition
Note: Lunch provided.

2014 Field Tour for Investigators of the Kellogg Biological Station Long-term Ecological Research program and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Date: Friday, September 19, All day
Location: Kellogg Biological Station
Host: Kellogg Biological Station
Contact: Julie Doll

China Panda Project
Date: Friday, September 19, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: 457 Berkey
Speaker: Dr. Vanessa Hall, Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability
Host: Animal Studies
Series: Animal Studies Friday Seminars

Wolf Hunting in Michigan: Policy and Management Goals for Mitigating Human-Wolf Conflict
Date: Wednesday, September 24, 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Lake Superior Room, MSU Union
Speaker: Gary Roloff (MSU F&W), Peter Butchko (USDA APHIS), and Adam Bump (Michigan DNR).
Host: ESPP
Series: ESPP Research Colloquia Series
Note: Refreshments served at 3:15 p.m. RSVP to

October 2014

ESPP Research Conference: Environmental Risk and Decision Making
Date: Friday, October 10, All day
Location: Kellogg Center
Host: ESPP

Anti-Dogfighting Video Screening & Discussion
Date: Friday, October 10, 12 - 1 pm
Location: 457 Berkey
Speaker: Dr. Carl Taylor
Host: Animal Studies
Series: Animal Studies Friday Seminar

Shifting Seasons Summit: Building Tribal Capacity for Climate Change Adaptation
Date: Wednesday, October 15, Oct. 15-17
Location: Menominee Convention Center, Keshena, Wisconsin
Speaker: Dr. Kyle Powys Whyte, MSU

November 2014

Entomology Seminar: Oswald Schmitz, Yale University
Date: Thursday, November 6, 3 p.m.
Location: 118 Eppley Center
Speaker: Oswald Schmitz, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Host: David Green, MSU Zoology

ESPP Town Hall Meeting
Date: Tuesday, November 18, 1 p.m.
Location: 276 Giltner Hall
Host: ESPP

On the Edge of Extinction: The State of Asia's Elephants and the Promises and Pitfalls of Elephant-Based Tourism
Date: Friday, November 21, 12 - 1 pm
Location: 457 Berkey
Speaker: Jessica Bell, doctoral student in Animal Studies, Environmental Science & Policy and Sociology
Host: Animal Studies
Series: Animal Studies Friday Seminar

April 2015

Michigan State University Science Festival
Date: Wednesday, April 15, April 15 - 19, 2015

June 2015

Innovations in Collaborative Modeling: Addressing complex social and environmental problems through systems modeling techniques
Date: Thursday, June 4, June 4-5, 2015
Location: Kellogg Center
Host: ESPP, Sustainable Michigan Endowed Project, University Outreach and Engagement
Note: Call for proposals opens Sept. 19. Proposals due Dec. 19.

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