Howard E. Woodin Colloquium Series

Weekly Lecture: Thursdays 12:30-1:20 p.m.
The Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest
The Orchard (Room 103)

Free and open to the public.
Please bring your own lunch and beverage to enjoy during the talk.

Visit our video archive to watch a selection of past colloquia.

Fall 2015 Colloquium Schedule

9/17- Boom & Bust: Documenting human stories on the front lines of energy extraction
Sierra Crane -Murdoch '09.5, Contributing Editor, High Country News & Visiting Fellow in the Investigative Reporting Program, UC-Berkeley
Chad A. Stevens, Assistant Professor of Visual Communication, UNC Chapel Hill and Director of Overburden

9/24- Working in a Central Asian oil field: Insights from an environmental scientist
Katharine North ‘05, Environmental Hydrogeologist
Peter Ryan, Professor of Geology, Interim Director of Environmental Studies Program

10/1- FlashBack FlashForward: Environmental Studies 1965 and 50 years on
Rebecca Gould, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies
Chris Klyza, Stafford Professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Environmental Studies
Marc Lapin, Associate in Science Instruction in Environmental Studies

10/8- Public Art and the Environment: herman de vries' wintergräser at Franklin Environmental Center
Pieter Broucke, Director of the Arts, Professor of History of Art and Architecture

10/15- Perspectives on the Designed Environment
Susannah Drake FASLA, ASLA Principal DLANDStudio
Ashar Nelson ‘90- Principal, Vermont Integrated Architecture, AIA, LEED AP
Andrea Murray- Principal, Vermont Integrated Architecture, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

10/22 – What does a liberal arts approach to sustainable development look like?
Lila Buckley ‘04, Senior Researcher, International Institute for Environment and Development
Mike Sheridan- Associate Professor of Anthropology

10/29- Life after Middlebury: An Entrepreneur's Quest 
Bobby Levine ‘08, CEO of Digested Organics and Chief Science Officer of Algal Scientific
Jon Isham- Professor of Economics; Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship

11/05 – Telling Stories about CO2: History, Science, and the Politics of Climate Change
Josh Howe ‘02, Assistant Professor, History and Environmental Studies, Reed College
Kathy Morse- John C. Elder Prof of Environmental Studies; Prof of History

11/12- Birds, Turtles, Econ & Law:  Adventures in the Federal Government
Amy Horner Hanley ‘97, Office of the Solicitor, Environmental Restoration Branch, US Department of the Interior
Chris McGrory Klyza, Stafford Professor of Public Policy, Political Science and Environmental Studies

11/19- Conservation Biology: Looking forward with an eye on the rearview mirror
Lydia Beaudrot ‘05, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Fellow, Michigan Society of Fellows, University of Michigan
Steve Trombulak, Professor of Environmental and Biosphere Studies, Director of Sciences, and Director of the Middlebury School of the Environment

12/3- International Marine Conservation: Problems, Practices and Progress
Dalal Al-Abdulrazzak ‘07, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia
Mez Baker-Medard, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

12/10- ENVS 0401 - Senior Seminar Presentations

The weekly Howard E. Woodin ES Colloquium Series brings together students, faculty, staff, and members of the community to hear from a broad range of speakers—students, faculty, alumni, and environmental professionals—on conservation and environmental topics. In addition to helping foster an ES community on campus, students can learn about different environmental careers and develop internship and employment connections.

Contact Chelsea Griggs at 802.443.5552 for more information.

Program in Environmental Studies

Franklin Environmental Center at Hillcrest
531 College Street
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753