"Environmental Research: The Next 100 Years"

A virtual symposium (Oct 2-Nov 13) celebrating the centennial of
The Department of Environmental Sciences (1920-2020)


The symposium will culminate with a virtual panel discussion, Past, Present and Future Trends in Environmental Issues on November 18th, 2020 at 7pm. Click Here for more information and Registration Link


In conjunction with its centennial, the Department of Environmental Sciences is offering items through All Colors with the new Centennial logo for purchase. The store is now open for a very limited time to accommodate holiday orders, then will re-open in January.

Click here for the Centennial Store. Thank you!


Symposium Seminar Abstracts and Recordings:

Friday, October 2, 2020, 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Speaker: Jennifer Biddle, University of Delaware, School of Marine Science and Policy
Title: 20,000 MICROBES UNDER THE SEA
Topic: functional diversity of marine microbial communities
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Friday, October 9, 2020, 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Speaker: Alissa Park, Columbia University
Title: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT: CARBON CAPTURE, UTILIZATION AND STORAGE
Topic: sustainable energy systems, resource recovery and carbon capture
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Friday, October 23, 2020, 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Speaker: Christine Chiu, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University
Title: Exploring cloud-aerosol-precipitation interactions through a journey of photons
Topic: radiative properties of clouds and aerosols
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Friday, October 30, 2020, 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Speaker: Kevin Finneran, Clemson University, Department of Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, Department of Microbiology
Title: Novel Electron Donors and New Uses for "Old" Activated Carbon: the changing face of in situ (bio)remediation
Topic: metal reducing microbes in the environment
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Friday, November 6, 2020, 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Speaker: Lutgarde Raskin, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Title: Researcher-Utility Partnerships for Advancing Microbial Drinking Water Quality
Topic: microbiology of water and wastewater
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Friday, November 13, 2020, 2:30 pm Eastern Time
Speaker: Mark Jury, University of Puerto Rico
Title: Two examples of multi-disciplinary environmental research using global datasets in application to the Caribbean and Africa
Topic: tropical meteorology and coastal processes
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