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“The Politics of Climate Change”“The Politics of Climate Change”the-politics-of-climate-change<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/PhilipBarnes.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><a href="http://www.ipa.udel.edu/directory/homepages/barnes.html">Philip Barnes</a><br>Post-Doctoral Researcher<br>Institute for Public Administration<br>Philip is a post-doc with the Institute for Public Administration (IPA) and the School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA). His applied research for IPA focuses on the intersection of urban planning, climate resiliency, and local community development. He graduated from SPPA in 2015 and teaches classes in sustainable community planning and public policy analysis.2016-09-12T04:00:00Z<p>​“The Politics of Climate Change”</p><p>​The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKx6eMjC2Zg
“Sustainability Performance at the University of Delaware”“Sustainability Performance at the University of Delaware”sustainability-performance-at-the-university-of-delaware<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/Michelle%20Bennett%20crop.jpg" width="339" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><a href="http://www1.udel.edu/udaily/2016/dec/sustainability-manager-120415.html">Michelle Bennett</a><br>Sustainability Manager<br>Michelle has a background in English Literature, Cultural Anthropology and Environmental Studies, with a wide variety of international professional experience in higher education and sustainability. She was the Performance Analyst for the BGE Smart Energy Savers program in Maryland and the Sustainability Coordinator for Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia2016-09-12T04:00:00Z<p>​“Sustainability Performance at the University of Delaware”</p><p>​The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JfOyWSp5JEw
"Sustainability: Bringing a Core UD Value to the Classroom""Sustainability: Bringing a Core UD Value to the Classroom"sustainability-bringing-a-core-ud-value-to-the-classroom<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/ChajesMichael.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><a href="http://www.ce.udel.edu/directories/profiles.html?chajes">Michael Chajes</a> <br> Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Topic <br>Michael Chajes is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He teaches classes in the areas of structural analysis and design, as well as sustainable development. His areas of research expertise include bridge testing, evaluation, and rehabilitation. Dr. Chajes served as an administrator at UD for 10 years as Dean of the College of Engineering and Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department. He currently serves as co-chair of UD’s Sustainability Task Force. In 2010, he was named Delaware Engineer of the Year and was also awarded a UC Davis College of Engineering Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal.2016-09-19T04:00:00Z<p>​"Sustainability: Bringing a Core UD Value to the Classroom"</p><p>​The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq_8EEcKu3M
“Action Beats Despair or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love to Lobby”“Action Beats Despair or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love to Lobby”how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-to-lobby<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/BethChajes.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Beth Chajes<br>Communications Manager for the Delaware Environmental Institute at the University of Delaware<br>Group Leader for the Wilmington-Newark chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby<br>Beth Chajes has been the communications manager for the Delaware Environmental Institute at the University of Delaware since July 2010, but over the past 25 years she has worked on various communications assignments for all of UD’s seven colleges and the development office. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication and biology from Trinity University in San Antonio and a master’s degree in ecology from the University of California at Davis. This June, she launched the Wilmington-Newark chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, an international organization dedicated to creating the political will for climate solutions.2016-09-19T04:00:00Z<p>​“Action Beats Despair or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love to Lobby”</p><p>​The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w90-xFo--4o
"The Art of Collaborative Design Practice""The Art of Collaborative Design Practice"the-art-of-collaborative-design-practice<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/AshleyPigford.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><a href="https://www.art.udel.edu/people/faculty/design">Ashley Pigford</a><br>Assistant Professor<br>Department of Art and Design<br>University of Delaware<br>Ashley Pigford applies design thinking to interrogate meaningful relationships between technology, materials and human experience. He received his MFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2006 and his BS in Visual Communications from the University of Delaware in 1996. From 1996-2003 He had a successful career as co-founder and Creative Director of a design company in Los Angeles, CA. His notable design work includes motion graphics for Firefly TV series and DMX's "Who We Be" music video, plus packaging design for Blink 182's major label debut "Dude Ranch". He has received research grants from the<a href="http://www.craftcreativitydesign.org/2014-craft-research-fund/"> Center for Creativity, Craft and Design</a>, the University of Delaware and <a href="https://brown.edu/academics/creative-arts-council/">the Creative Arts Council at Brown University</a>, and a <a href="http://www.artsdel.org/grants/">State of Delaware Established Artist Fellowship</a>.2016-09-26T04:00:00Z<p>​"The Art of Collaborative Design Practice"</p><p>​The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_dM50fVuSg
"Wilmington's Creative District – Creative Placemaking in Action.""Wilmington's Creative District – Creative Placemaking in Action."wilmingtons-creative-district-creative-placemaking-in-action<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/CarrieGray%20crop.jpg" width="392" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Carrie W. Gray<br>Managing Director<br>Since August 2005, Dr. Carrie W. Gray has served as the Managing Director of Wilmington Renaissance Corporation (WRC). In this role, Dr. Gray works closely with the board of directors, staff and key partners to accomplish the organization's goal of "bringing big ideas to life." Currently, WRC is leading the establishment of Wilmington's Creative District in the underutilized neighborhood west of Market Street, facilitating the revitalization of the neighborhood and infusing new residential and unique work-space opportunities for current residents, artists, makers and tech innovators. <br>Dr. Gray has worked for WRC since 1998 and is a highly engaged member of the community, serving on a number of nonprofit boards over the years. Dr. Gray holds a Doctor of Business Administration degree from Wilmington University, a Master's degree in Public Relations from Syracuse University and a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Elon University. Dr. Gray lives in Wilmington with her husband Patrick, her son Gavin and the family dog, Finley.2016-09-26T04:00:00Z<p>​"Wilmington's Creative District – Creative Placemaking in Action."</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIe88iccwTA
“Overcoming Communication Challenges Between Auditors and Valuation Experts”“Overcoming Communication Challenges Between Auditors and Valuation Experts”overcoming-communication-challenges-between-auditors-and-valuation-experts<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/JenniferJoe.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><a href="http://lerner.udel.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-and-staff-directory/">Jennifer R. Joe</a><br>Whitney Family Professor of Accounting<br>Department of Accounting MIS<br>Jennifer Joe, CPA, is the Whitney Family Professor of Accounting at the University of Delaware. She is currently an academic fellow at KPMG (one of the largest global professional service firms) serving as the Director of Academic Research. Jennifer’s own research, focused on audit judgment and financial governance, is published in highly-ranked journals. She is an Editor of Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and serves on several academic committees including Chair of the 2016 Auditing Doctoral Consortium, Chair of 2016-2017 Notable and Distinguished Contributions to Accounting Literature Award Committee, and member of the Center for Audit Quality Research Access Panel. At the University of Delaware Jennifer is the Faculty Advisor for the NABA Student Chapter, Chief Diversity Advocate for Lerner College and member of the Executive Council for Diversity.2016-10-03T04:00:00Z<p>​“Overcoming Communication Challenges Between Auditors and Valuation Experts”</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9UsewTuhG_Y
"Oversight and Strategic Direction of the Delaware Tax""Oversight and Strategic Direction of the Delaware Tax"oversight-and-strategic-direction-of-the-delaware-tax<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/MaishaThoms.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Maisha Thoms<br>Tax Campaign Director<br><a href="mailto:mthoms@nehemiahgateway.org">mthoms@nehemiahgateway.org</a><br>Maisha Thoms is Tax Campaign Director at Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware. She is also Managing Director and Founder of CAM Consulting Group. At Nehemiah, she is responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the Delaware Tax and Financial Services Campaign (commonly referred to as the EITC Campaign or the IRS VITA Program). At CAM, she is directly responsible for business development, firm operations, as well as serving as head of the tax practice. Maisha knew in middle school she wanted to become an accountant and business owner.<br>Maisha graduated with a degree in Accounting from Drexel University in 1993. While attending Drexel, she was a part of the renowned cooperative education program where she graduated with two years of work experience in corporate financial reporting, corporate tax, and corporate compensation. Upon graduation, she joined the tax department of CIGNA Corporation, her former CO-OP employer, as an International Tax Accountant. In 1997, Maisha joined the tax staff as a part of the financial management program at the International Paper Company in Memphis, TN. From 1998 - 2012, she worked for several of the best Fortune 500 companies in their corporate tax departments in Pennsylvania and Delaware in roles of increasing responsibility. And from 2011 to the present, she has accepted the challenge of maintaining a non-profit career in the state of Delaware.<br>The wealth of experience Maisha gained throughout her corporate and professional services career over the last twenty plus years has greatly positions her for the new tests she always faces as Nehemiah and CAM. She possesses the power of faith in God, determination, and perseverance which continues to make her successful in all she does. Maisha currently resides in Smyrna, DE with her two children and is a member of the Church of Christian Compassion in Philadelphia, PA under the amazing leadership of Pastor W. Lonnie Herndon.2016-10-03T04:00:00Z<p>​"Oversight and Strategic Direction of the Delaware Tax"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rTwSuIBQFY
"Laying Out a Case: Library Exhibitions and Public Education""Laying Out a Case: Library Exhibitions and Public Education"laying-out-a-case-library-exhibitions-and-public-education<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/laying-out-a-case-MARGRETSTEZ.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><a href="http://www.english.udel.edu/people/Pages/bio.aspx?i=150">Margaret Stetz</a><br>Professor<br>Mae & Robert Carter Professor of Women's Studies<br>University of Delaware<br>Department of English<br>Margaret D. Stetz is the Mae and Robert Carter Professor of Women’s Studies and Professor of Humanities at the University of Delaware. In March 2015, she was named by the magazine Diverse: Issues in Higher Education to its annual list of the “Top 25 Women in Higher Education,” and she also received UD’s teaching award in 2015. As well as being the author of books such as British Women’s Comic Fiction, 1890-1990 and Facing the Late Victorians, she has published more than 100 scholarly essays. She serves on the editorial boards of five peer-reviewed journals and two scholarly monograph series, along with the Board of the University of Delaware Press. She has been curator or co-curator of twelve exhibitions on gender, art, literature, and print culture, including “Everything Is Going on Brilliantly: Oscar Wilde and Philadelphia,” at The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia in Spring 2015. She is co-curator with Mark Samuels Lasner, of an exhibition currently on view in Liverpool, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of the writer Richard Le Gallienne.2016-10-10T04:00:00Z<p>​"Laying Out a Case: Library Exhibitions and Public Education"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg16lfL061k
"Considering the Exhibition Audience for Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Monster Within" "Considering the Exhibition Audience for Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Monster Within" considering-the-exhibition-audience-for-frankenstein-dracula-and-the-monster-within<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/JudithGuston.JPG" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Judith Guston<br>Curator and Director of Collections<br>The Rosenbach of the Free Library of Philadelphia<br>Judith Guston has been Curator and Director of Collections at the Rosenbach for 18 years. She oversees the curatorial, registration, and library departments and has curated or co-curated over 20 exhibitions including Alice in Phillyland, part of Down the Rabbit Hole. Celebrating 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland (2015 – 16), and Chosen: Philadelphia Great Hebraica (2007). Among significant acquisitions during her tenure are seven important portraits of members of Philadelphia Gratz family. Judy has an AB from Smith College in Classical Languages and Literatures, an MA from Yale University in Classical Philology, and an MA from the University of Delaware/Winterthur Program in Early American Culture.2016-10-10T04:00:00Z<p>​"Considering the Exhibition Audience for Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Monster Within" </p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ9GNrVjNyQ
“Community-Engaged Campuses: Partnerships for Change”“Community-Engaged Campuses: Partnerships for Change”community-engaged-campuses-partnerships-for-change<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/JenniferFuqua.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jennifer Fuqua<br>Instructor, Organizational and Community Leadership Program<br>School of Public Policy and Administration<br> Jennifer Fuqua recently finished her PhD in the School of Public Policy and Administration and has been teaching in the Organizational and Community Leadership Program. As part of her work she also does leadership capacity building with residents engaged in community development planning. Prior to her work in Delaware, she worked for many years developing and implementing youth development programs in Queens, NY. Her last project in Queens was an alternative transfer high school for over-age under credited students. Jennifer currently participates in a Community Revitalization Council concerned with community development capacity-building and practice in Delaware.2016-10-17T04:00:00Z<p>​“Community-Engaged Campuses: Partnerships for Change”</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLfbFztQoW8
"Christina Cultural Arts Center: Rock in A Weary Land""Christina Cultural Arts Center: Rock in A Weary Land"christina-cultural-arts-center-rock-in-a-weary-land<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/RAYEAVERYJONES.jpg" width="227" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Raye Jones Avery<br>Christina Cultural Arts Center<br>Raye Jones Avery is a Non-Profit Executive Director with a background in community asset development, planning, arts administration, education advocacy and healthcare.2016-10-17T04:00:00Z<p>​"Christina Cultural Arts Center: Rock in A Weary Land"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umj426gp98A
"Globally minded and locally engaged: bringing international development into teaching, research and service""Globally minded and locally engaged: bringing international development into teaching, research and service"globally-minded-and-locally-engaged-bringing-international-development-into-teaching-research-and-service<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/KimBothi.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Kim Bothi<br>Associate Director for Science and Engineering<br>Institute for Global Studies<br>Dr. Kim Bothi joined UD Institute for Global Studies (IGS) as Associate Director for Science and Engineering in Fall 2014. Dr. Bothi brings a multidisciplinary background in engineering and social sciences, with research and consulting experience across a range of domestic and developing country contexts. She earned a Ph.D. in global community-based resource management from Cornell University (2012), and holds earlier degrees in environmental engineering from Cornell (MS, 2007) and McGill University (BSc.Eng., 2000). In her joint position between IGS and the College of Engineering, Dr. Bothi is responsible for expanding opportunities for students, staff and faculty to engage in cross-disciplinary, globally-minded research and academic programming. Kim was recently PI and Community Engagement Director for UD 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship Civic Leadership Institute, which hosted 25 Fellows representing 18 countries as part of President Obama Young African Leaders Initiative. She co-advises the UD student chapter of Engineers Without Borders, which links student teams with community partners abroad to implement sustainable engineering projects.2016-10-24T04:00:00Z<p>​"Globally minded and locally engaged: bringing international development into teaching, research and service"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2VXxfaolHA
"Engineers Without Borders: Growth through Sustainable Development.""Engineers Without Borders: Growth through Sustainable Development."engineers-without-borders-growth-through-sustainable-development<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/SarahHartman.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Sarah Hartman and Lia Dawson<br>Sarah Hartman, a senior Environmental Engineering major, and Lia Dawson, a junior Chemical Engineering major. Both students are involved with the University of Delaware Chapter of Engineers Without Borders and have gone on at least one trip abroad. Sarah currently serves as President of the organization and Lia serves as Vice President. Sarah formerly served as Philippines Project Manager, where she established EWB's current project in the Philippines. Both students oversee the organization, which has over 60 student members and 10 professional mentors that are currently working on water projects in Malawi and the Philippines.2016-10-24T04:00:00Z<p>​"Engineers Without Borders: Growth through Sustainable Development."</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIJa4Ar_0XE
“Women in Engineering at the University of Delaware”“Women in Engineering at the University of Delaware”women-in-engineering-at-the-university-of-delaware<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/HeatherDoty.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Heather Doty<br>Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering<br>UD ADVANCE Faculty Associate to the Provost<br>Heather Doty is an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering department and a co-PI on UD's NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation grant, which aims to increase the number of women STEM faculty at UD. She is the faculty advisor to the College of Engineering's Women in Engineering Graduate Student Steering Committee, as well as the faculty co-chair of UD's Women's Caucus. Dr. Doty received her bachelor's degree in physics from Dartmouth College and her Ph.D. in physics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she studied electronic properties of novel semiconductor devices at low temperatures (50 mK) and high magnetic fields (up to 18 T). Her current research focuses on women’s representation in the academic science and engineering workforce.2016-10-31T04:00:00Z<p>​“Women in Engineering at the University of Delaware”</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
“Getting Involved: Advocating and Educating for Change”“Getting Involved: Advocating and Educating for Change”getting-involved-advocating-and-educating-for-change<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/SophiaSotilleo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /> Sophia Sotilleo is an Assistant Professor and Librarian at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. She also serves as the President of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Newark Delaware Branch. Serving as a member of the AAUW Newark Branch has allowed her the opportunity to meet and share with many in the community the mission that the AAUW organization and branch shares with the world to “Advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research”.2016-10-31T04:00:00Z<p>​“Getting Involved:  Advocating and Educating for Change”</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
"Regional Urban Ag: Community Food Systems and Landscape Architecture""Regional Urban Ag: Community Food Systems and Landscape Architecture"regional-urban-ag-community-food-systems-and-landscape-architecture<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/AnnaWik.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Anna Wik, RLA<br>Assistant Professor of Landscape Design<br>Plant and Soil Sciences<br>Anna Wik is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences and a registered landscape architect. She has designed, documented, and managed construction of many landscape projects in the region, working with community and non-profit partners including Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, the Philadelphia Water Department, Longwood Gardens, and numerous community groups. Anna’s courses investigate the relationship between the practice of design and the built environment, and her design focus is on the urban landscape, the creation of equitable public space, and the impact of community partnerships. She is extremely excited about the new professional degree program, the Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, being offered for the first time in fall of 2016.2016-11-07T05:00:00Z<p>​"Regional Urban Ag: Community Food Systems and Landscape Architecture"</p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.
"Regional Urban Ag: Community Food Systems and Landscape Architecture""Regional Urban Ag: Community Food Systems and Landscape Architecture"regional-urban-ag-community-food-systems-and-landscape-architecture-2<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/CarrieMurphy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Carrie Murphy is an Extension Educator in Horticulture, Master Gardener Volunteer Educator Program Coordinator, and Program Leader for Lawn and Garden for the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension. She is a very active member of the Delaware Urban Farm and Food Coalition, former chair and continues to provide leadership by serving on the Coalition’s steering committee. Carrie received her B.S. from Towson University, her M.S. in Plant and Soil Sciences from the University of Delaware, and is a graduate of Longwood Gardens’ Professional Gardener Training Program.2016-11-07T05:00:00Z<p>​"Regional Urban Ag:  Community Food Systems and Landscape Architecture"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
"Plugging the urban sink: predicting metapopulation responses to conservation in human-dominated landscapes.""Plugging the urban sink: predicting metapopulation responses to conservation in human-dominated landscapes."Plugging-the-urban-sink<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/plugging-the-urban-sink-zachary-ladin.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>Monday, November 14th, 2016<br>Zachary S. Ladin<br>Postdoctoral Researcher<br>Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology</p>Zachary Ladin is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Delaware in the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology.  His research focuses on understanding how linkages among individual, population, and community dynamics are influenced by anthropogenic change.  Through his work on energy and trophic dynamics, population genetics, avian community dynamics, and large-scale ecological monitoring, he is using birds as biological indicators to help better understand and predict broad-scale ecological patterns and processes on Earth.<br><p></p>2016-11-14T05:00:00Z<p>"Plugging the urban sink: predicting metapopulation responses to conservation in human-dominated landscapes."</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
"Introduction to Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Inc.""Introduction to Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Inc."introduction-to-tri-state-bird-rescue-and-research-inc<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/AndreaHoweyNewcomb.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Andrea Howey-Newcomb<br>Clinic Director<br>Andrea Howey is currently the Clinic Director at Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research. She is a graduate of University of Delaware where she majored in Wildlife Conservation and minors in Biology and Anthropology. She graduated from University of Pretoria with a graduate degree in Wildlife Management. Ironically enough, it was over in Africa in 1999 where Andrea was completing an internship monitoring a lion pride when she discovered Tri-state. She joined the Bird Rescue as a volunteer in 1999 and has worn many hats since then from a volunteer, to an intern, on the oil team and working as several different staff roles in the clinic.2016-11-14T05:00:00Z<p>"Introduction to Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research Inc."</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
"Students' Perceptions of Health Profession Groups: Revisiting the Contact Hypothesis""Students' Perceptions of Health Profession Groups: Revisiting the Contact Hypothesis"students-perceptions-of-health-profession-groups-revisiting-the-contact-hypothesis<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/BarrettMichalec.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Barret Michalec<br>Associate Professor Department of Sociology<br>Value Institute at Christiana Care Health System<br>Barret Michalec is the Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary Initiatives and Interprofessional Education in the College of Health Sciences, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Delaware. His research focuses on (in no particular order): a.) the socialization and professionalization mechanisms and processes within health care professions education, b.) interactions within the health care setting, c.) disparities in health and health care, d.) health care policy, and e.) prosocial behavior and emotions.2016-11-28T05:00:00Z<p>​"Students' Perceptions of Health Profession Groups: Revisiting the Contact Hypothesis"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>
"ThinkFirst program at Christiana Care""ThinkFirst program at Christiana Care"thinkfirst-program-at-christiana-care<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2016%20Fall/KathyBoyer.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Kathy Boyer MSN, RN<br>Injury Prevention Coordinator<br>Christiana Care<br><a href="mailto:kboyer@christianacare.org">kboyer@christianacare.org</a><br><br>Kathy Boyer MSN, RN is the injury prevention coordinator for Christiana Care's trauma department. She runs ThinkFirst Delaware, a national Injury Prevention Program which focuses on brain and spinal cord injuries and how they impact a person's life. Kathy presents to 5,000 children and adolescents annually throughout Delaware and surrounding regions. She also runs the senior fall prevention program and educates older adults about falls and how to prevent them. Kathy graduated in 1988 with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from the University of Delaware and completed her Master of Science in Nursing Education Degree in 2013 at Wilmington University. She has worked for Christiana Care for 28 years, 22 years in the surgical intensive care unit and the last 4 ½ years as the injury prevention coordinator.<br>Beckah Brusetti is 16 years old and suffered a traumatic brain injury in a car crash the summer before her 14th birthday. She is a VIP (Voice in Injury Prevention) for ThinkFirst Delaware. Through this platform, Beckah tells her story to adolescents in order to help them understand how traumatic brain injuries can change a person's life and the life of their family forever.2016-11-28T05:00:00Z<p>​"ThinkFirst program at Christiana Care"</p><p> </p><p>The series is sponsored by The Interdisciplinary Science Learning Laboratories and The Community Engagement Initiative.</p>

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