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"Why Novel Ecosystems Don't Work""Why Novel Ecosystems Don't Work"why-novel-ecosystems-dont-work<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/DOUGLAS_W_TALLAMY.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="https://udapps.nss.udel.edu/experts/326666386-Douglas_Tallamy">Doug Tallamy</a>, Professor of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, spoke on "Why Novel Ecosystems Don't Work."</p>2015-01-05T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>https://youtu.be/AP64eiqDVIg/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/dougTallamy_audio.mp3/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/dougTallamy_audio.mp3
“What is the Role of the Garden in Defining Humanity’s Ideal Relationship with Nature?”“What is the Role of the Garden in Defining Humanity’s Ideal Relationship with Nature?”what-is-the-role-of-the-garden-in-defining-humanitys-ideal-relationship-with-nature<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/ANNETTE_GIESECKE.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.udel.edu/fllt/main/Personnel/ActiveFaculty/giesecke.html">Annette Gieseck</a>, Interim Chairperson, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Professor of Classics, Center for Material Culture Studies, Associated Faculty, raised key questions in the human relationship with the natural environment, among them: “What is the role of the garden in defining humanity’s ideal relationship with nature?” “How should we garden in the face of catastrophic ecological decline?” and “Is it desirable—or even possible—that humans strive to perfect Earth through their gardening efforts?”</p>2015-01-12T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>https://youtu.be/l45yKmZm-2Y/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Annette_Gieseck_What%20is%20a%20Garden.pdfhttps://publish.isll.udel.edu/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/annetteGiesecke_audio.mp3
"How to Prepare the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards: Participatory Thinking and Doing Through Local Environmental Action""How to Prepare the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards: Participatory Thinking and Doing Through Local Environmental Action"How-to-Prepare-the-Next-Generation-of-Environmental-Stewards<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/amytrauthnare.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.pdce.udel.edu/us/people/">Amy Trauth-Nare, ​</a>Associate Director of Science Education at the Delaware Center for Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Development focused her talk on "How to Prepare the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards: Participatory Thinking and Doing Through Local Environmental Action"</p>2015-01-19T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/lvvJqKJ-IEs/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/amytrauthnare/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/amytrauthnare
“Delaware’s ’62 Storm – Engaging the Public in 2014”“Delaware’s ’62 Storm – Engaging the Public in 2014”Delaware’s-’62-Storm<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/wendycarey.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.deseagrant.org/wendy-carey-coastal-processescoastal-hazards-specialist">Wendy Carey</a> - Coastal Processes/Coastal Hazards Specialist, Delaware Sea Grant College Program Marine Advisory Service discussed “Delaware’s ’62 Storm – Engaging the Public in 2014.”</p>2015-01-26T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>https://youtu.be/6LUJ1xfLUbo/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/wendycarey/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/wendycarey
“Let the Sun Shine: Solar Power, Access and Community Transformation”“Let the Sun Shine: Solar Power, Access and Community Transformation”Let-the-Sun-Shine<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/jeffreyrichardson.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.bams.udel.edu/people/Pages/bio.aspx?i=80">Jeffrey Richardson​</a>, Project Leader, Outreach & Engagement, Interim Director, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies​, Adjunct Professor in Black America Studies, will discuss “Let the Sun Shine: Solar Power, Access and Community Transformation.”</p>2015-02-02T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/4qWLamceMig/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/jefferyrichardson/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/jeffreyrichardson
"Probiotics for plants""Probiotics for plants"Probiotics-for-plants<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/harshbais.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="https://udapps.nss.udel.edu/experts/326675074-Harsh_Pal_Bais">Harsh Bais​</a>, Associate Professor Plant and Soil Science, will talk about "Probiotics for plants." </p><p>Of late, there is a surge to understand the impact of microbiome on plant health. The biological significance and potential effects of microbiome on the host plants are completely unknown. The importance of functional microbiome is to identify phenotypes that may provide a sustainable and effective strategy to increase crop yield and food security.</p>2015-02-09T05:00:00Z<p>Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/AlvHpvICoFc/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/harshbais/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/harshbais
"The Sustainable Development of the Textile and Apparel Industry Through Environmentally Friendly Material Development and Product Design""The Sustainable Development of the Textile and Apparel Industry Through Environmentally Friendly Material Development and Product Design"Sustainable-Development-of-Textile-Industry<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/huantiancao.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.fashion.udel.edu/about-us/Pages/bio-udsai.aspx?i=5">Huantian Cao​</a>, Associate Professor, Co-Director of Sustainable Apparel Initiative, Department of Fashion​, spoke about "The Sustainable Development of the Textile and Apparel Industry Through Environmentally Friendly Material Development and Product Design."</p>2015-02-16T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>https://youtu.be/mM41HwLmcfU/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/huantiancao/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/huantiancao
“Christmas in October, Roses and Orange Juice from Far Away, and Other Interesting Facts about How Ships Bring Us What We Buy”“Christmas in October, Roses and Orange Juice from Far Away, and Other Interesting Facts about How Ships Bring Us What We Buy”Christmas-in-October<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/jamescorbett.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />2015-02-23T05:00:00Z<p>Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/J1ZVruDXFgY/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/jamescorbett
“Chesapeake Bay Program and the Recently Signed Watershed Agreement.”“Chesapeake Bay Program and the Recently Signed Watershed Agreement.”Chesapeake-Bay-Program<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/JENNIFERVOLK.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://canr.udel.edu/our-faculty/plsc-faculty/#">Jennifer Volk</a>, An extension specialist from UD’s Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, talked about the “Chesapeake Bay Program and the Recently Signed Watershed Agreement.”</p>2015-03-02T05:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/OQdwqDfyDW4/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/jennifervolk/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/jennifervolk
“What it Takes to be a National Landmark: The Read House in New Castle, Delaware.”“What it Takes to be a National Landmark: The Read House in New Castle, Delaware.”What-it-Takes-to-be-a-National-Landmark<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/davidames.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.sppa.udel.edu/content/faculty">David Ames</a>, Director, Center for Historic Architecture and Design Professor of Public Policy and Administration, Geography, and Material Culture Studies spoke about “What it Takes to be a National Landmark: The Read House in New Castle, Delaware.” </p>2015-03-09T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/4qqfv8zJn1o/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/davidames/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/davidames
"Glimpse into the art world through a residency program and exhibit in the World's End Biennale, Argentina, to searching for spiritualism in Cambodia""Glimpse into the art world through a residency program and exhibit in the World's End Biennale, Argentina, to searching for spiritualism in Cambodia"Glimpse-into-the-art-world<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/CRISTIANVITALE.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.udel.edu/art/profiles/students/vitale/">Cristian Vitale</a>, Fine Art and Anthropology double major with a minor in Art History, Plastino Scholar, discussed a "Glimpse into the art world through a residency program and exhibit in the World's End Biennale, Argentina, to searching for spiritualism in Cambodia"</p>2015-03-16T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/-ntUpP44DFE/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/cristianvitale/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/cristianvitale
"Wetland Habitat Destruction and Alteration: Will Development Destroy Delaware's Habitats Before Global Warming Does?""Wetland Habitat Destruction and Alteration: Will Development Destroy Delaware's Habitats Before Global Warming Does?"Wetland-Habitat-Destruction-and-Alteration<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/HALWHITE.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.udel.edu/chem/white/">Hal White</a>, Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry Professor, Biological Sciences, Director, University of Delaware's Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Science Education Program, discussed "Wetland Habitat Destruction and Alteration: Will Development Destroy Delaware's Habitats Before Global Warming Does?"</p>2015-03-23T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/sEwM2a9Vo7U/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/halwhite/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/halwhite
“Frankenstein’s Climate: Geoengineering and Poetry in 1816,” discussing the climatology debate following 1816’s “Year without a Summer,”“Frankenstein’s Climate: Geoengineering and Poetry in 1816,” discussing the climatology debate following 1816’s “Year without a Summer,”Frankenstein’s-Climate-Geoengineering-and-Poetry<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/shiobhancarroll.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.english.udel.edu/people/Pages/bio.aspx?i=37">Siobhan Carroll​</a>, Assistant Professor, Department of English, spoke about “Frankenstein’s Climate: Geoengineering and Poetry in 1816,” discussed the climatology debate following 1816’s “Year without a Summer,” and the way that Romantic writers such as Mary Shelley used climate change references in their works. </p>2015-03-30T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/ykQc4FnxIDk/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/siobhancarroll
"Making Waves for a Clean Ocean”"Making Waves for a Clean Ocean”Making-Waves-for-a-Clean-Ocean<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/valeriemaxwell.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.education.udel.edu/ete/student-teaching/field-instructor/">Valerie Maxwell​</a>, Mathematics and Science Education Resource Center, discussed "Making Waves for a Clean Ocean,” describing the work of Clean Ocean Action, an environmental grassroots coalition providing leadership through research on pollution issues that affect the marine environment, and policy formulation and campaigns to eliminate each pollution source.</p>2015-04-06T04:00:00Z<p>Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>https://youtu.be/bbxrguzpWeg/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/valeriemaxwell
“Why Do We Have Environmental Problems?”“Why Do We Have Environmental Problems?”Why-Do-We-Have-Environmental-Problems<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/adamrome.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="https://udapps.nss.udel.edu/experts/16135185409-Adam_Rome">Adam Rome​</a>, the Unidel Helen Gouldner Chair for the Environment in the Department of History, presented the topic “Why Do We Have Environmental Problems?”</p>2015-04-13T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>https://youtu.be/ACg16P_m-JU/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/adamrome
“White-Tailed Deer Problem”“White-Tailed Deer Problem”White-Tailed-Deer-Problem<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/jacobbowman.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://canr.udel.edu/faculty/bowman-jake/">Jacob Bowman</a>, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology and department chairperson, talked about the “White-Tailed Deer Problem” and whether it is real or perceived.</p>2015-04-20T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>
“Sea Level Rise, Pollution, and Environmental Justice Communities.”“Sea Level Rise, Pollution, and Environmental Justice Communities.”Sea-Level-Rise<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/VICTORPEREZ.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://sites.udel.edu/victorp/">Victor Perez​</a>, assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice, focused on “Sea Level Rise, Pollution, and Environmental Justice Communities.”</p>2015-04-27T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/zHJZpEtpcRM/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/victorperez/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/victorperez
“It’s Boring! Why Scientists’ Global Warming Sound Bites Actually Harm the Planet They Seek to Help … and How to Communicate More Effectively Instead. If Stanford and Yale Can Do It, Why Not UD?”“It’s Boring! Why Scientists’ Global Warming Sound Bites Actually Harm the Planet They Seek to Help … and How to Communicate More Effectively Instead. If Stanford and Yale Can Do It, Why Not UD?”It’s-Boring<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/carolynbartoo.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="https://udapps.nss.udel.edu/experts/326635458-Carolyn_White_Bartoo">Carolyn White Bartoo​</a>, instructor in the Department of Communication, spoke about “It’s Boring! Why Scientists’ Global Warming Sound Bites Actually Harm the Planet They Seek to Help … and How to Communicate More Effectively Instead. If Stanford and Yale Can Do It, Why Not UD?”</p>2015-05-04T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/carolynbartoo
"White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River Shad Restoration Project""White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River Shad Restoration Project"White-Clay-Creek-National-Wild<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/GERALDKAUFMAN.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.ipa.udel.edu/directory/homepages/kauffman.html">Gerald Kauffman​</a> - project director of the Water Resources Agency in UD’s Institute for Public Administration, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering and of public policy and administration, spoke about the White Clay Creek National Wild and Scenic River Shad Restoration Project.</p>2015-05-11T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>https://youtu.be/463h9wcPshA/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Presentations/Spring2015/geraldkauffman/SpeakerSeriesFiles/Audio/Spring2015/geraldkauffman
“Designing to Enhance Community.”​“Designing to Enhance Community.”​Designing-to-Enhance-Community<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/julesbruck.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://canr.udel.edu/faculty/bruck-jules/">Jules Bruck</a> - associate professor of plant and soil sciences, presented “Designing to Enhance Community.”​</p>2015-05-18T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>.</p>
"Water-Forest Interactions""Water-Forest Interactions"Water-Forest-Interactions<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/dellevia.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.ceoe.udel.edu/our-people/profiles/dlevia">Delphis Levia​</a> - Professor of Ecohydrology, Director, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies Program, College of Earth, Ocean and Environment, talked about water-forest interactions.</p>2015-05-25T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>
"The Science and Politics of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)""The Science and Politics of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)"Science-and-Politics-of-GMO<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/mckayjenkins.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.english.udel.edu/people/Pages/bio.aspx?i=57">McKay Jenkins</a> - Cornelius A. Tilghman Professor of English, discussed the science and politics of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).</p>2015-06-01T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>
“Sustainability and engineering: are they compatible?”“Sustainability and engineering: are they compatible?”Sustainability-and-engineering<img alt="" src="/SpeakerSeriesFiles/pics/2015%20Spring/thomasschumacher.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><p>​<a href="http://www.ce.udel.edu/directories/profiles.html?schumact">Thomas Schumacher​</a>, Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering​, discussed “Sustainability and engineering: are they compatible?”</p>2015-06-08T04:00:00Z<p>​Video archiving of all lectures is made possible through funding by the <a href="http://denin.udel.edu/">Delaware Environmental Institute</a>. </p>

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