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Past Events

May
28
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Wilnelia Recart Gonzalez

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

"Pollination in the face of novel species interactions and climate change" Wilnelia is a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Faculty at the...

May
18
2021

Virtual Talk: Dina Gilio-Whitaker

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

On Tuesday, May 18, 3PM, Dina Gilio-Whitaker will speak on the topic, "Indigenizing and Decolonizing Environmental Justice". Through the unique lens...

May
14
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Sue Pierre

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Critical Ecology: Defining Sociobiophysical Drivers of Ecological Change

Apr
27
2021

Launching Healthcare and Sustainability-Focused Startups

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM, sponsored by Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

David Berry is a General Partner at Flagship Pioneering, has co-founded more than 20 companies across life sciences and sustainability,...

Apr
16
2021

Guest speaker seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Gerardo Arceo-Gomez from East Tennessee State University’s Department of Biological Sciences.

Apr
8
2021

MS Thesis defense: Kristen Manion

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join PBC as MS student Kristen Manion presents her thesis research to her committee!

Mar
9
2021

Why Storytelling is Key to Climate Action

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

How can we "read" or understand policy responses to climate change? We can "read forwards," drawing on scientific evidence and...

Mar
5
2021

MS Thesis defense: Sam Danguilan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Sam Danguilan presents her MS thesis research to her committee!

Mar
2
2021

Can Environmental Activism Save the World?

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, sponsored by Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Can environmental activism save the world? And if it can, how? This webinar features perspectives on the future of environmental...

Feb
26
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Danielle Ignace

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join the PBC community for a guest speaker seminar presented by Dr. Danielle Ignace of Smith College.

Feb
19
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Kristine Schad Eebes, M.S.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us this Friday for a guest speaker seminar presented by Kristine Schad Eebes from the Lincoln Park Zoo. Kristine...

Feb
12
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Mentors Group

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The CBG mentors group will be sharing tips for sharing science with a younger audience.

Feb
5
2021

Friends of CBG speed talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

This week's talk will be presented by: Claire Ellwanger and Anna Braum

Jan
29
2021

CBG Post-doc Speaker Seminar: Dr. Jared Beck

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join the PBC program for a seminar presented by CBG post-doc Jared Beck. Title: “Environmental factors shaping plant distributions and...

Dec
11
2020

PBC Seminar Series: Friends of CBG

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join PBC this week for guest speakers from the Audubon Society and the Chicago Park District.

Dec
4
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of ecologists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Nov
20
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Come learn about three exciting programs at the Garden: Windy City Harvest, Conservation Land Management, and the Research Experience for...

Nov
19
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Lucas Chamberlain

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Lucas Chamberlain presents his thesis research to the PBC community! Quantifying soil carbon sequestration following...

Nov
17
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Diana Jerome

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for the MS Thesis presentation of PBC student Diana Jerome! The effect of early snowmelt and warming on...

Nov
16
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Matt Evans

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for the MS Thesis presentation of PBC student Matt Evans! An Assessment of Vernal Pool Soil Seed Banks...

Nov
16
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Andrea Gruver

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Andrea Gruver presents her MS thesis research to the PBC community.

Nov
12
2020

A Virtual Lecture on Movement(s) Toward Degrowth

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

Professor Susan Paulson of the Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, will be giving a lecture where she...

Nov
6
2020

Environmental Book Club

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM, sponsored by sustainNU

Join us at our Environmental Book Club, where staff, faculty, and graduate students discuss books they are reading and connect...

Nov
6
2020

Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Cristina Eisenberg

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC is pleased to welcome Dr. Cristina Eisenberg to present their research to the community. https://www.cristinaeisenberg.com/ Seeds of Success: Fort Belknap Indian...

Oct
30
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
30
2020

Virtual Workshop: Exploring Graduate School

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Environmental Policy and Culture

On October 30 at 10:00 AM, the EPC program with Interim Director, Melissa Rosenzweig will host a virtual workshop led...

Oct
23
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
16
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
9
2020

PBC PhD Seminar: Nora Gavin-Smyth

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn about the exciting work of Plant Biology and Conservation graduate students. This week Nora Gavin-Smyth will...

Oct
2
2020

sustainNU Environmental Book Club

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM, sponsored by sustainNU

Join us at our Environmental Book Club, where staff, faculty, and graduate students discuss books they are reading and connect...

Oct
2
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

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