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Fall 2017 Klepser Seminar Series

Thursday, 3:40 pm, Strong Hall Bldg. - Lecture Hall B001

Date Speaker, Affiliation (Host) Title
24 Aug FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES – NO SEMINAR
31 Aug Leslie Chang-Jantz, McClung Museum at University of Tennessee (Bauer) “Inspiring Future Generations: the Role of Specialized Volunteers at the McClung Museum”
7 Sep Vishnu Reddy, University of Arizona (Emery) “Is asteroid (16) Psyche exposed core of a protoplanet?”
14 Sep Bruce Fouke, University of Illinois (Engel) “Kidney stones: A product of dynamic interaction between the microbiome and mineral precipitation”
21 Sep John Encarnacion, Saint Louis University (Martin) “Conversion of an oceanic spreading center to a subduction zone”
28 Sep Michael Taylor, University of Kansas (Jessup) “Extending Tibet and the High Himalaya – Implications for landscape development, the internally drained Tibetan plateau, and the Indus River”
5 Oct FALL BREAK – NO SEMINAR
12 Oct Scott Anderson, BGC Engineering Inc. (McKay) “Solid as a rock: How engineering geology relates to transportation asset management”
19 Oct Cheryl McKenna Neuman,
Trent University (Burr)
“Experimental Geomorphology: What wind tunnels can teach us about aeolian transport”
26 Oct GSA WEEK – NO SEMINAR
2 Nov Jeremy Hughes, University of Tennessee (Burr/Nield) “EPS on Social Media: recruiting students, promoting research, supporting graduates”
9 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
Christopher Gates, Cameron McCarthy, Audrey Martin, Lauren McGraw
14 Nov (Tuesday) Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
Chad Melton, Kenneth Boling, Samantha Gwizd
16 Nov Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
Jared Brabazon, Anthony Maue, Maggie Limbeck
21 Nov (Tuesday) Student Presentations (GEOL 596)
Jessica Ende, Benjamin Adams, Michael Phillips
† 2017 Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Applied Geochemistry sponsored by Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists

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