Katers lends expertise to latest session in new NAS seminar series
UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences seminar series continued Friday, Oct. 28 with a presentation from NAS Associate Prof. John Katers.
About 50 students, faculty and staff members attended Katers’ hour-long talk, titled “Life Cycle Inventory for Wood Pellet Manufacturing in Wisconsin,” in Environmental Sciences 328. Refreshments were served during a social that precedent the event.
Katers’ Oct. 28 presentation was the fourth in the newly created NAS seminar series, which is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and UW-Green Bay Institute for Research. The goal of the series is to promote the exchange of ideas and initiate professional interactions between faculty, students and practitioners in a collegial atmosphere.
NAS seminar topics thus far have included exotic herb garlic mustard, the geology of Brown County and the ecology of Australia. The next installment in the series will feature NAS Assistant Prof. Alma Rodriguez Estrada, who will present “Genes Up, Genes Down, Attack!” on Friday, Nov. 11. A social gathering will be held at 3 p.m. in ES 317, followed by Rodriguez Estrada’s presentation at 3:30 p.m. in ES 328.