Archive for September, 2014

MBAC Collaborator Meeting @ PW campus – Sep. 12, 2014

A series of monthly MBAC collaborator meetings have been scheduled to take place at the Prince William campus this semester.  The meetings will be led by Dr. Leila Hamdan, and each meeting features a presentation by a participating collaborator.   Here are the details for the first meeting: Date, Time, Location: September 12, at 2:30pm in Occoquan […]

ESP Seminar by Dr. Shana McDermott – Oct. 23, 2014

  October 23, 2014, Research Hall Room 161, 3:00-5:00pm Shana McDermott, Assistant Professor, University of New Mexico Title: Biomass Energy and Climate Neutrality: The Case of the Northern Forest Abstract: We test the assumption that harvesting timber for energy production is assumed to have a carbon neutral effect on climate. Our dynamic multiple-harvest Faustmann optimal […]

VASG 2015-18 Graduate Research Fellowship lunch seminar – Oct. 2, 2014

Save the date! October 2, 2014 Research Hall Showcase (Rm. 101) 11:30am-1:30pm ATTENTION: GRADUATE STUDENTS AND FACULTY: Dr. Susan Park,  the Assistant Director for Research, Virginia Sea Grant, at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science at the College of William and Mary, will be coming to GMU to meet with students about the Virginia Sea […]

PT job opportunity: GMU students needed as Field Interpreters

Enjoy working outdoors and sharing science with the community? We are looking for GMU students, both graduate and undergraduate, to work in local parks, providing watershed education programs to thousands of 6th & 7th graders. FIELD INTERPRETERS provide hands-on STEM education as middle school students rotate through Chesapeake Bay-related  stations  including: collecting & identifying stream organisms, testing water […]

ESP Graduate Program Assembly – Sep. 11, 2014

ESP Graduate Program Assembly September 11, 2014 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. ESP Conference Room, DK 3006 The Department of Environmental Science and Policy will be hosting a Graduate Program Question & Answer Information Session for new and returning graduate students, as well as faculty who advise graduate students. This session will give you the resources […]

ESP faculty, students and alumni at IMCC3

The 3rd International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC3) was recently held during August 14-18 in Glasgow, Scotland. IMCC meetings are the largest international academic conferences on marine conservation science. Prof. E. Chris Parsons was Chair of IMCC3. ESP PhD student Samantha Oester was a co–Chair and the Chair of the Communications Committee for the conference and PhD Katheryn Patterson was […]