Environmental Studies Seminars

Fall, 2018

Saturday, September 8, 2018
2;00 - 4:00 pm, RC Student Garden (Corner of Hawthorne & High Street)
Welcome Picnic in the Student Garden
A chance to connect with Environmental Studies students, faculy and staff

Thursday, September 20, 2018
11:45 - 1:00 pm, West 123
Environmental Studies Research Pizza Lunch:  Faculty Research Programs and Opportunities for You to Get Involved
Come hear about research programs of Roanoke College faculty in Environmental Studies and Sciences.  Hear some current Seniors doing Honors in the Major research about how they found their topics.  Enjoy free pizza!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:00 pm, Pickle Lounge (Colket)
Let's Talk Trash:  Do We Live More By Waste Than Ingenuity?
Talk by Dr. John "Skip" Laitner, Fellow at the American Council for Energy Efficient Economy and Resource Economist at Economics and Human Dimensions Research Associates

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
11:45 am, West Hall 210
Lunchtime interview event with filmmaker Mr. Josh Tickell (see 10-09 evening event below).  Come be filmed to be possibly included in a Netflix documentary.  Arrive early for pizza!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
7:00 pm, Ballroom (Colket)
Sick of the Cliches?  Lazy. Entitled. Narcissists:  The Revolution Generation
A film that explores the crisis, awakening and empowerment of the largest youth generation in history by Mr. Josh Tickell, Roanoke College Alumnus

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
6:30 pm, Massengill Auditorium
An Evening with Mikah Meyer:  National Parks Adventurer and LGBT/Christian Advocate
Talk by Dr. Mikah Meyer, named "Social Media Warrior" by MTV and featured by the Today Show, NPR and Upworthy for becoming the youngest person to visit 400+ units of the National Park Service and the sole person to do it in one continuous trip

Thursday, October 25, 2018
7:00 pm, Massengill
Title: Species of the Night: How to Find a Mate in the Dark
Talk by Dr. Susan Ford, Anthropology Professor and Associate Dean and Director of the Graduate School, College of Liberal Arts, Southern Illinois University

November 15, 2018
Noon, Fintel 001
Building Climate Resilience With a Collaborative Community Forum
Talk by Dr. Karin Warren, Herzog Family Chair of Environmental Studies at Randolph College and Dr. Laura Henry-Stone, University of Lynchburg

Thursday, December 6, 2018
6:00 pm, Ballroom (Colket)
Environmental Studies Community-Engaged Project Presentations
By Intro to Environmental Science students, the Environmental Practicum Senior Capstone students and others who have done internships or research in the community