Seminar Series

The GCSC seminar series presents some of the best researchers--from around campus and across the country--whose work sheds light on global change and sustainability.
Seminars are at 4:00 pm on alternate Tuesdays in room 295 fasb. participants may also join via zoom.
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Seminars are open to all, and students who are enrolled in the Seminar course, SUST 6800, have additional opportunities to engage with the speakers.

October 4, 2022
  • Alessandro Rigolon, City & Metropolitan Planning, University of Utah
    "Toward green space equity: Projects, policies, and systems change"  Read more.
October 18, 2022
  • Truman Young, Professor and Restoration Ecologist, University of California, Davis
    "Deconstructing the conservation-development paradigm, and reconstructing it in an African savanna"
    Cosponsored with the School of Biological Sciences

November 1, 2022

  • Brenda Mallory, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality
    Cosponsored with the
    Wallace Stegner Center for the Environment

November 15, 2022

  • Andrea Dutton, Professor of Geoscience, University of Wisconsin
    "Sea level of the past and future:  At the Intersection of Politics, Race, Gender, Ice Sheets, and Corals"

Earlier this semester:
September 6, 2022
  • Catalina de Onís, University of Oregon
    "La lucha sigue: Translating Energy Justice for Multiple Audiences"
    Cosponsored with the Department of Communication  Read more.
September 20, 2022
Video recordings of most seminars (Spring 2015-on) are available for viewing by those with a U of U Network ID (uNID).

Seminar October 4: Toward green space equity

Addressing green space inequities requires complementary approaches, including projects, policies, and systems change.

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Seminar October 18: Conservation vs. Development

Truman P. Young, Plant Biology, U.C. Davis. Conservation and development are inherently in conflict, but there are points of contact between the two that provide hope for greater compatibility.

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