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October 2018

“The Future of Biodiversity in the Wildest Places on Earth: The Andes and the Amazon

October 22 * 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kulynuych Auditorium, Byrum Welcome Center, Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC United States
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Dr. Miles Silman, Director of Wake Forest's Center for Energy, Environment and Sustainability and the Andrew Sabin Family Foundation Presidential Chair in Conservation Biology, will deliver the fifth annual WFU Lifelong Learning Fall lecture on Monday, October 22nd at 7:30 pm. Dr. Silman will speak about "The Future of Biodiversity in the Wildest Places on Earth: The Andes and the Amazon." The Lecture is free and open to the community.

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“Science and Technology Drivers in Batteries for Renewables Energy & Mobility Applications” | CEES Colloquium Series Partner Event

October 24 * 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Wednesday, October 24 Dr. Ilias Belharouak, Distinguished Scientist and Group Leader at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will deliver his lecture "Science and Technology Drivers in Batteries for Renewables Energy & Mobility Applications." The lecture will begin at 4:00 pm in the George P. Williams, Jr. Lecture Hall (Olin 101). The growing use of renewable energies and electric vehicles points to an increased need for new energy storage solutions. The aim of this seminar is to discuss the potential of batteries…

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“Social Justice in a Green Economy” | CEES Colloquium Series Event

October 29 * 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Monday October 29, the CEES Colloquium series will explore "Social Justice in a Green Economy" with Dr. Sid Shapiro. We ask that attendees take a look at this essay symposium on Social Justice in a Green Economy. Dr. Shapiro is suggesting the essay series because he would like to develop ideas to follow up on the article. Please come prepared to discuss the concepts in the essay series and brainstorm ideas together. The opening essay is about a paper…

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November 2018

CEES Colloquium: Stephanie Friede

November 5 * 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Monday, November 5, Dr. Stephanie Friede, Professor of Anthropology and cultural anthropologist, will present her scholarly work. We will gather from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in Tribble A307. This weekly Colloquium Series is designed to allow our 100+ CEES affiliates from across the college to gather in community and share updates on current research, academic writings, courses and more. We meet regularly on Mondays from 12:00 – 1:00 pm. The colloquia is open to all interested students, faculty and staff.…

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The Nexus of Climate Data, Insurance and Adaptive Capacity | CEES-Sponsored Conference

November 8 * 8:00 am - November 9 * 5:00 pm
The Collider, Suite 401, 1 Haywood St.
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

This workshop will facilitate a national, interdisciplinary scientific research discussion on modeling and managing climate change risks between three different but related research communities: the climate modeling and data community, statisticians, and researchers within the insurance and reinsurance industries. Each of these communities maintains an active research agenda addressing the measurement and management of climate-related risks, and each seeks to inform decision-makers and stakeholders in government, business, and scientific communities.

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“Integrating Sustainability into the Classroom” | CEES Colloquium Series Event

November 12 * 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On Monday, November 12, Dr. Rowie Kirby-Straker, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Communication Department, will speak about integrating sustainability into the classroom. Dr. Kirby-Straker participated in the Magnolias Curriculum Project and CEES teaching and research area of focus is environmental risk communication. We will gather from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in Tribble A307. This weekly Colloquium Series is designed to allow our 100+ CEES affiliates from across the college to gather in community and share updates on current research, academic…

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“Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World” | CEES Colloquium Series Event

November 13 * 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

On Tuesday, November 13, Dr. Pat Lord and students from her FYS will present "Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World" from the Smithsonian Institute National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit explores the connections between human, animal and environmental health. This opening night and reception will take place in the Winston Hall atrium from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. The exhibit will be on display from November 13 - December 7, 2018.

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“Resilient Urban Coastal Landscapes: New Community Relationships with Water” | CEES Colloquium Series Partner Event

November 29 * 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

On Thursday, November 29, Dr. David Phillips, Associate Professor of Humanities, will deliver his seminar "Resilient Urban Coastal Landscapes: New Community Relationships with Water." Please come to the seminar having read the pre-circulated paper. The paper is not yet posted, but once it is you can access it here. The password to access the paper is: WFUSSRS. This lecture is a part of the Social Science Research Seminar that has run since 1987. The focus for this 2018-19 seminar series is…

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December 2018

CEES Colloquium Series

December 3 * 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, December 3, 2018, 12:00 AM

This Weekly Colloquium Series is designed to allow CEES affiliates to gather in community and share updates on their current research, academic writings, courses and more. We plan to host the colloquia every Monday starting on September 10 and ending on December 3. Questions or ideas? Would you like to present? Contact Erin Stephens at stepheec@wfu.edu.

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