Biology Science Speaker Series

Spring 2018-19

Each semester the Biology Department hosts a mini-series of Science Speaker events to connect our students to professionals in the field.

Science Building, Room 106 (campus map and directions)
Free & open to the public

Download printable PDF schedule.

Fri. Jan. 25 – SC 106, 10:00 a.m.

Stewards Tending the Land

Steve Thomas

Pathways Retreat, Goshen, Indiana


Fri Feb. 15 – SC 106, 10:00 a.m.

Trees for a changing climate

Aaron Sawatsky Kingsley

City Forester

City of Goshen


Wed Mar 13 – SC 106, 4:00 p.m.

Species, phylogeny, and mass extinctions in deep time

Reuben Ng

Earth and Environmental Sciences Department

University of Iowa


Wed Mar 27 – SC 106, 4:00 p.m.

Planning for the future in Michiana: Solar, electric vehicles, bike trails, and more

Leah Thill

Senior Environmental Planner

Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG)

Mon April 1 – SC 106, 4:00 p.m.

Teaming up to drive scientific discoveries that matter to women

Dr. Janis Miller

Research Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School

Department of Health Behavior and Biological Sciences

University of Michigan School of Nursing