Lecture Series

The Environmental Sciences lecture series allows students the unique opportunity to listen to and interact with experts specializing in everything from gorilla pathology to environmental architecture. Professors, artists, scientists, and other professionals from across the country are invited to speak to students and faculty, usually in combination with the ENVS 390 class. Seminar schedules are announced at the beginning of each semester.


Fall 2017 Seminar Series

Monday, September 11- 4:00 pm -Math & Science, N304
Eri Saikawa, Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences,  Emory University
“Communicating health impacts of air pollution” 

Monday, September 25- 4:00 pm - Math & Science, N304
Betsy McKay, Senior Writer, The Wall Street Journal         
“Covering Global and Public Health as a Journalist”   

Monday, October 16- 4:00 pm - White Hall, Room 112
Marshall Shepherd, UGA Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Georgia
“Zombies, Sports, and Cola: Implications for communicating weather and climate change”

Monday, October 30- 4:00 pm - White Hall, Room 112
Michelle Wiseman, Director of Waste Diversion & Outreach, City of Atlanta, Mayor's Office of Sustainability
“Beyond Recycling – Sustainable Materials Management”

Monday, November 13- 4:00 pm  - Math & Science, N304
Tom Rogers, Associate Professor, History, Emory University   
“Environmental History's Audience Challenge”

Monday, November 27- 4:00 pm - Math & Science, N304
Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec & Uriel Kitron, Environmental Sciences, Emory University
“Communicating Vector-Borne Diseases: Media, Policy Makers and the Public”