"The Complex Ecological Interactions behind Your Cup of Coffee"

October 16; 7 pm

Dr. Ivette Perfecto of the University of Michigan gives this fall's Roger E. Wilson Lecture in Botany. The event is open to the public …

Paris to Pittsburgh (film)

October 20; 2 - 5 pm

The Interfaith Center at Miami University will be screening this unreleased film in partnership with Green Oxford, the META Collective, Oxford Citizens for Peace & Justice, and Interfaith Power & Light. The screening will be followed by an important panel discussion on climate change science and policy, sociology and religion, featuring Miami University faculty members …

"William Niven's Mexico (1890-1910): Photograph as Document and Memorial"

October 23; 1:15 - 2:15 pm

Robert S. Wicks, PhD, Director of Miami University Art Museum, gives this Exhibition Talk. William Niven (1850-1927) was a mineralogist, mining engineer and pioneer archaeologist as well as an accomplished glass plate photographer. His unique images document his explorations as well as everyday life in western Mexico during a time of political upheaval …

"Timefulness: How Thinking Like a Geologist Can Help Save the World"

October 24; 5 pm

Marcia Bjornerud, Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies at Lawrence University in Appleton, gives the third installment of the 2019-2020 John W. Altman Program in the Humanities: Time and Temporality

"Nature Change: The Rhetoric of Environmental Videography"

October 31; 11:40 am - 1 pm

Join us for a talk on visual rhetoric with Joe VanderMeuelen, an independent consultant and writer working with people and organizations dedicated to increasing community sustainability and resilience through civic engagement and the preservation of cultural and natural resources …

Graduate Research Forum

November 1; 12 - 5 pm

The Graduate Research Forum provides an opportunity for Miami graduate students from all departments to share their scholarship with the university community. Students participate in oral and poster sessions which are evaluated by faculty and alumni judges. Top presenters receive awards of professional expense funds …

"Auksalaq, A Climate Change Opera"

November 4; 7 pm

Journey into the vast, remote, and rapidly changing arctic regions of Alaska and Canada in this visually stunning, provocative performance. Created by composer Matthew Burtner and media artist Scott Deal with a team of scientists, visual artists and cultural leaders, the work provides a stirring and sobering commentary on global climate change …

GEO/GLG/IES Alumni Career Networking Event

November 11; 5:30 - 8 pm

Network with alumni from the Departments of Geography and Geology & Environmental Earth Science, and the Institute for the Environment and Sustainability …