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Thursday, January 24, 2013

Bob Herendeen's Seminar re: Nomination as Adjunct Faculty

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Location: 311 Aiken
Description: Bob Herendeen has been nominated for adjunct faculty status in the Rubenstein School.  He will be presenting a short seminar on his scholarship and his interests in becoming an adjunct faculty.

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Friday, January 25, 2013

Gund Tea: Dr. William Keeton - "Towards a common vision of forestcarbon management"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Alexander Wezel - “Agroecology: world-wide interpretations and applications in France.”

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Davis Center, Livak Ballroom (Rm 419)
Description: Speaker: Alexander Wezel, Associate Professor of Agroecology & Landscape Ecology, Head of the Department Agroecology and Environment, ISARA-Lyon, France

Free and open to the public. Refreshments available.

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Burack Lecture: Dr. Pamela Matson

Time: 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Dudley H. Davis Center, Jost Foundation Room
Description: Title: 'A New Era in Global Change Science: Linking Knowledge and Action for Sustainability'
Dr. Matson's research addresses a range of environment and sustainability issues, including sustainability of agricultural systems; vulnerability of particular people and places to climate change; the consequences of tropical deforestation on atmosphere, climate and water systems; and solutions to global change in the nitrogen and carbon cycles. With multi-disciplinary teams of researchers, managers, and decision makers, she has worked to develop agricultural approaches that reduce environmental impacts while improving livelihoods and human wellbeing. Dr. Matson serves on numerous boards and committees, including the National Academy of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has produced nearly 200 publications, including "Seeds of Sustainability: Lessons from the Birthplace of the Green Revolution". Dr. Matson received her B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire; her M.S. in Environmental Science from Indiana University; and her Ph.D. in Forest Ecology from Oregon State University.

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Friday, February 1, 2013

Gund Tea: Abdon Schmitt - "The Southern Brazil Agroecology Case: From Family Farm Livelihood to the Provision of Ecosystem Services"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

REMINDER - Abstracts for the 7th Biennial Conference of the USSEEDue on 2/15/13

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Location: Online
Description: Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form found at www.uvm.edu/conferences/ussee/ .

Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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Friday, February 8, 2013

Gund Tea: Chris Koliba - "Making Environmental Governance a More Prominent Feature in Ecological Economics and Ecosystem Services: A View From the Empirical Trenches"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Friday, February 15, 2013

ABSTRACTS DUE FOR THE SEVENTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE of the USSEE

Time: 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: ONLINE
Description: Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form found at www.uvm.edu/conferences/ussee/ .

Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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Gund Tea: Peter Dodds - "Health, Happiness, and Hahaha: Twitter's many reflections of social stories."

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Friday, February 22, 2013

Gund Tea: Alison Brody - "Above- and below-ground interactions from the Old World to th e New"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Monday, February 25, 2013

THE OSTROM AWARD CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Opened

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Online
Description: It is a great pleasure to let you know that finally the call for nominations for the "Elinor Ostrom Award for Collective Governance of the Commons" is open. As you may know there are three categories: young and senior scholars and practitioners, we do strongly hope to get many proposals.

The details of the application and of the award itself are in : elinorostromaward.org .

Deadline for submissions is April 8th.

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Friday, March 1, 2013

Gund Tea: Donna Rizzo - Missing the Forest for the Trees: Identifying Model Structure and Scale Dependencies in Complex Systems

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: TOPIC: Donna's research focuses on the development of new computational tools to improve the understanding of human-induced changes on natural systems and the way we make decisions about natural resources. She will focus on the field applications of three computational research areas:
1) Geostatistics
2) Heuristic optimization
3) Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs)

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Gund Tea: Cheryl Hanna -Violence against Women and Girls in the U.S. and Abroad: Connecting Gender Equality to Environmental Sustainability

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Ryan Morra Seminar and Master's Project Defense

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: 311 Aiken
Description: Seminar And Master’s Project Defense

“Adjuntas: Paisaje Natural y Social”
DEVELOPING A PLACE-BASED LANDSCAPE ANALYSIS AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM WITH THE COMMUNITY OF ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO 
By
Ryan Morra
 
Seminar:  12:00noon, 311 Aiken Building
Defense:  1:00pm, 311 Aiken Building

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Monday, March 18, 2013

Economist Alice Rivlin - “Facing Economic Challenges and Polarized Politics”

Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Memorial Lounge, Waterman Building
Description: Against a backdrop of partisan rancor and stalemate in the nation’s capital, prominent economist Alice Rivlin will share her full engagement in the current fiscal debate at UVM today. Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin says, “Alice Rivlin will provide unique insight into the partisan budget debate being played out in Congress. Her experience in both the legislative and executive branches of government in several administrations has enabled her to become a voice of reason.”

Free and open to the public.

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Friday, March 22, 2013

Gund Tea: Asim Zia - "Post-Kyoto Climate Governance: Confronting the Politics of Scale, Ideology and Knowledge"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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Eric Davis' Thesis Seminar & Defense

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location: 311 Aiken
Description: Thesis Seminar & Defense: "SEASONAL CHANGES IN MERCURY STOCKS AND METHYLATION RATIOS IN VERNAL POOLS IN THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES" by Eric Davis

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Friday, March 29, 2013

Gund Tea: Peter Brown - Education for the Anthropocene

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room

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