September 16, Prof. Jeffrey Levinton, Stony Brook Department of Ecology and Evolution, on "Oysters: Can We Save Them? Can They Save Us?"
October 14, Prof.
Michael Bell, Stony Brook Department of Ecology and Evolution, will
speak on "Mixing
Fun and Science: Evolution of Threespine Stickleback Fish in Alaska"
November 11, Prof. Lesley Thorne, Stony Brook University ASchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, will speak on "Climate Impacts on North Pacific Albatrosses"
February 10, Darwin Day Distinguished Lecture, Prof. Hopi Hoekstra, Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University will speak on "What Darwin Didn't Know"
March 24, Jeffrey Kassner, Long Island Maritime Historian, will speak on "The Rise, Fall and Renaissance of the Bluepoint Oysters"
April 20, SBU
Earth Day Celebration Plenary Lecture, Special Event: "Roadshow
of Resistance:Saving the Planet, Indigenous Rights, and Standing
Rock" - A Fantastic Mix of Hip-Hop Poetry, Song, and Witnessing
of the Standing Rock Demonstration Against the North Dakota Pipeline -
note this will be on Thursday April 20 - Student Activities Center
Auditorium, 3-5 P.M.
Our colleagues in the Science Open Nights Consortium have exciting lecture series in other areas of science and environment:
Astronomy Open Nights
Geology Open Nights
The Worlds of Physics
Unless otherwise noted, all events are in the Earth and Space Sciences Lecture Hall. You can park for free in the parking lots on the west side of the ESS building. Campus map is here (ESS is in C5)