ENVS Colloquium

Join us for our departmental colloquium where we invite local and international speakers to discuss a variety of topics related to environmental science! All are welcome to attend.

All past recordings: ENVS Colloquium

Join us for Fall 2021 in Marley 230!

Fall 2021 ENVS + Native Voices In STEM (NVIS) presentations will be virtual!  

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Fall 2021 - ENVS Colloquium

Upcoming presentations:

  • August 23: Welcome Back & Introductions (Marcel Schaap, PhD, & Kathleen Landeen, University of Arizona) 
  • August 30: All ENVS Graduate Meeting (Paul Carini, PhD, Marcel Schaap, PhD, & Kathleen Landeen, University of Arizona)
  • September 6: Labor Day - no classes
  • September 13: ENVS + NVIS present, Native Science: Natural Laws of Interdependence (Gregory Cajete (Tewa), PhD, University of New Mexico)  
  • September 20: Environmental Protection, Mitigation, Experiences, and Job Opportunities from U of A Alumnus (Barney Popkin, Tucson, Arizona
  • September 27: Introduction to Data Visualization (Devin Bayly & Jeff Oliver, PhD, University of Arizona)
  • October 4: Microbes, memory, and moisture: microbial response to climate change and its effect on ecosystem function (Sarah Evans, PhD, Michigan State University)
  • October 11: Effects of Environmental Stressors on Soil Microbial Communities (Priyanka Kushwaha, PhD, University of Arizona)
  • October 18: ENVS + NVIS present, Kanawayihetaytan Askiy Indigenous Land Management Program (Melissa Arcand, PhD, University of Saskatchewan)
  • October 25: Microbial syntrophy in the subsurface (Jennifer Biddle, PhD, University of Delaware
  • November 1: Sensitivity of soil microbial volatile organic compound metabolism to drought and rewet (Laura Meredith, PhD, University of Arizona)
  • November 8: Fire Effects on Soil Microbes (Thea Whitman, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • November 15:  NVS + NVIS present, Amplifying Indigenous Voices in Invasive Species and Forest Adaptation Management (Danielle Ignace (Coeur d'Alene), PhD, Harvard University)
  • November 22: ENVS Undergraduate Presentations
  • November 29: Drinking Water Microbiome (Ameet Pinto, PhD, Georgia Tech)
  • December 6: ENVS + NVIS present, Indigenous Peoplehood Model for UArizona Cooperative Extension (Joshua Moore, University of Arizona)

Fall 2021 Schedule & Presentations Events Calendar

Spring 2021 - ENVS Colloquium

See past presentations and listen to recordings:

  • February 1: COVID-19 Containment on a College Campus with Wastewater-based Epidemiology (Ian Pepper, PhD) & Development of a Toolbox to Reduce Environmental Spread of SARS-CoVid-2 (Charles Gerba, PhD)
  • February 8: From Microbes to Machines: There Was Data Science (Ryan Bartelme, PhD)
  • February 25: Bias Education & Support Team (BEST) and Reporting Bias, Microaggressions and Discrimination (Vewda Kowalski, PhD & Whitney Mohr)
  • March 8: Bending the Arc Towards Environmental Justice: The Need to DeColonize Science to Improve Environmental Health in Communities Impacted by Environmental Racism and Injustice (Sacoby Wilson, PhD)
  • March 22: Assessing and Enhancing Soil Health to Mitigate Dust, Rehabilitate Rangelands and Sustain Croplands (Joey Blankinship, PhD)
  • April 5: Brownfields, Redevelopment and Conservation: An Overview of Challenges and Opportunities (José Francisco García Jr., M.S.)
  • April 12: Moving the Political Will: Tales from the Field (Joan B. Rose, PhD)
  • April 19: Phytoplankton like a mixed diet! (Solange Duhamel, PhD)
  • May 3: Advancing Environmental Justice and Health Equity Through Innovation in Research, Policy, and Communication (Ami Zota, ScD, Yoshira Ornelas Van Horne, PhD, and MyDzung Chu, PhD)

See Spring 2021 Presentations