GLOBES Inaugural Seminar Series: Fall 2006
In association with co-sponsors:
- Center for Aquatic Conservation
- Center for Environmental Science and Technology
- Center for Social Concerns
- Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies
- Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
- John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values
In partnership with the Center for Aquatic Conservation, Center for Environmental Science and Technology, Center for Social Concerns, Helen Kellogg Institute for International Studies, Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and John J. Reilly Center for Science Technology, and Values, GLOBES presents the Fall 2006 Inaugural Seminar Series. Talks by scholars and experts whose work confronts today’s environmental challenges in human and global health will span the topics of biology, social concerns, policy, and law.
Thurs, Sept. 21: Jordan Hall of Science Auditorium 101, 4 p.m.
Carl Zimmer, science writer for The New York Times and author of five books about science. In 2001, Zimmer published Evolution: The Triumph of an Idea, the companion volume to a PBS television series which was named one of the best science books of the year by both Discover and New Scientist. His honors include the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s 2004 Science Journalism Award. He frequently lectures about science and has appeared on numerous radio programs, including Fresh Air and This American Life. The title of Zimmer's talk is "The Darwin Beat: Reporting Evolution News in a Controversial Age." Follow link for news article.
Thurs, Oct. 26: Galvin Life Sciences Auditorium, 4 p.m.
Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH Jonathan Patz, an associate professor of Environmental Studies and Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has served as co-chair for the Health Expert Panel of the US National Assessment on Climate Variability and Change and is a convening lead author for the United Nations Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Dr. Patz has written over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers addressing the health effects of global environmental change. He is also PI for a new IGERT grant award in Global Environmental Health at the University of Wisconsin.
Thurs, Nov. 16: 5th Annual Symposium on Notre Dame Environmental Education and Research (NDEER) at the CCE
Forging Integrative Solutions: Challenges in Water Quality, Infectious Disease and Pollution
- Peter Annin, journalist
Austin Demby, scientist
Douglass Rohrman, atty at law