NAS seminar series begins with Lake Erie talk

The Natural and Applied Sciences Seminar Series is back for spring semester, and will kick off Friday, Feb. 10 with a talk from NAS (statistics) Prof. David Dolan. Titled “Lake Erie: reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated (again),” Dolan’s talk will begin at 3:30 p.m. in ES 323. Come early for a 3 p.m. social gathering in ES 317.

The schedule is as follows for the rest of the semester. Each presentation begins with the 3 p.m. social in 317, followed by the 3:30 p.m. presentation in ES 323.

Feb. 24: UW-Green Bay Prof. Patricia Terry, Natural & Applied Sciences (Engineering). Topic: Sustainability: Lessons from Europe.

March 23: Marquette University Prof. Daniel T. Zitomer, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, and Director of Water Quality Center. Topic: Anaerobic co-digestion for sustainable waste management.

April 6: University of Akron (Ohio) Prof. Stephen Weeks, Biology. Topic: General evolution of hermaphrodism in animals.

April 20: UW-Green Bay Prof. Dallas Blaney, Public and Environmental Affairs. Topic: Environmental flows, political dams.

May 4: UW-Green Bay Prof. Steve Dutch, NAS (Geoscience). Topic: How the West dominated technology, or what I learned from my general ed course.