Environmental Breakfast Club Enters Its 15th Season During 2018-19 School Year

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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The Environmental Breakfast Club will continue to bring together faculty and staff from all colleges at The University of Arizona who share interests in natural resources and the environment. Each month University of Arizona Law will host a session and welcome a speaker to share aspects of their current work.  

Faculty and staff from the University of Arizona are invited to attend Environmental Breakfast Club sessions on the first Friday of each month in the Arizona Law Faculty Lounge (Room 237) from 9 – 10 a.m.

The 2018-19 schedule is as follows:

Sept. 7, 2018
David Moore, Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Topic: How long do trees live? Why longevity matters

Oct. 5, 2018
Rod A. Wing, Bud Antle Endowed Chair Professor - School of Plant Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Director of Arizona Genomics Institute
Topic: Exploring 15 million years of genome diversity across rice and its wild relatives to help solve the 10-billion people question

Nov. 2, 2018
David E. Breshears, Professor, Natural Resources and Global Change (GIDP)
Topic: Climate change, tree die-off, and ecoclimate teleconnections

Dec. 7, 2018
Daniel B. Ferguson, Associate Research Scientist in The University of Arizona's Institute of the Environment, Associate Research Professor in the UA School of Natural Resources and the Environment, and Director of Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS) program
Topic: Science to support Southwest climate resilience in a rapidly changing world

Feb. 1, 2019
Gautam Gowrisankaran, Arizona Public Service Professor of Economics, Eller College of Management
Ashley Langer, Assistant Professor of Economics, Eller College of Management
Topic: Escalation of Scrutiny: The Gains from Dynamic Enforcement of Environmental Regulations

Mar. 1, 2019
Cathy Kay, Community Organizer Western Colorado Congress – Go slow on Oil Shale; Former National Conservation Director of the Wildlife and Environment Society South Africa; Member of the Minister of Dept. of Water Affairs National Advisory Panel South Africa; Member of the Development Facilitation Planning Committee South Africa
Topic: South Africa’s “Dam” Water Crisis Pre- and Post-Apartheid

Apr. 5, 2019
Erin Ratcliff, Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Topic: Printable Electronic Devices