Archive for January, 2015

ESP Spring Seminar Schedule

The ESP Spring Seminar Schedule has been posted. Please visit the Seminars page to see the dates, speakers, and topics lined up for this semester’s seminar series.  All are welcome.  Faculty and students are especially encouraged to attend.

NCSE Webcast on Energy and Climate Change – January 27-29, 2015

The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE)’s 15th Annual Conference and Global Forum: Energy and Climate Change will be held in Washington, DC from January 27-29, 2015.  The Department of Environmental Science and Policy and The College of Science are joint sponsors of this satellite event. The ESP department will have the webcast set […]

Intensive Permaculture Design Certificate Course – March 7-14, 2015

On March 7th – 14th, 2015, GMU will be hosting a 72-Hour Permaculture Design Certificate Course, taught by Wayne Weiseman of the Permaculture Project LLC. This course will be open to community members as well as Mason students. No prior experience is necessary. The course will cover such topics as Soil Remediation, Companion Planting, Urban […]

ESP Seminar Series – Speaker: Dr. Daniel Spooner, January 27, 2015

*This event has been cancelled due to the weather.  Please check back for reschedule information.* Please join the ESP department for a seminar by Dr. Daniel Spooner (Research Ecologist, USGS Leetown Science Center, Northern Appalachian Research Laboratory) for a seminar entitled “Ecosystem functioning across disturbance gradients.” Date: January 27, 2015 Time: 11:30am Location: Johnson Center, […]

Article by Dr. Chris Parsons makes Elsevier Connect’s Top 10 Stories of 2014

Congratulations to ESP associate professor, Dr. Chris Parsons, for making the Elsevier Connect Top 10 Stories of 2014 list!  His article, co-authored with two other scientific authors, is entitled “Co-authors gone bad – how to avoid publishing conflicts” and was posted to Elsevier Connect on July 9, 2014.  A version of this editorial also appeared in the July […]