Get insight from the pros.
You can attend presentations by expert geographers, geologists, and planners.
As the seminar schedule continues to develop, more seminars may still be added.
Contact our department if you have questions or need more information.
Spring 2022 Seminar Series
All GGP seminars are free and open to the public. Seminars begin at 2:30 P.M. in Temple Lecture Hall 002, unless noted otherwise.
- Friday, January 28: Craig Kreman, P.E., Environmental Director, Quapaw Nation, Iowa State University, Working on a large Superfund Site in the Tri-State Mining District: an Environmental Engineer’s Perspective” Zoom
- Friday, February 11: Dr. Sarah Coffin, Associate Professor, and Urban Planning and Development Program Director, Saint Louis University, “Brownfield Redevelopment as Economic Development: Re-examining Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes”
- Friday, February 18: Dr. Arya Udry, University of Las Vegas, Associate Professor and MSA Distinguished Lecturer, will present, “How do we form granite on Mars without plate tectonics?” Zoom
- Friday, February 25: Dr. Celina Suarez, University of Arkansas, Associate Professor will present, “Re-imagining tyrannosaurus: the investigation of the Rainbows and Unicorns Quarry” Zoom
- Friday, March 4: Loring Bullard, MSU Alumnus, and author will present, “Ecological Effects of Artificial Light at Night”
- Friday, March 25: Jonathan Paul Katz, U.S. Department of Labor – “Planning for Dementia-Friendly Communities”
- Friday, April 1: Aída R Guhlincozzi, Ph.D. Post-Doctoral Scholar, University of Missouri, Geography – Women’s and Gender Studies will present: “Qualitative GIScience and Latina health geographies in the Chicago suburbs”
- Friday, April 8: Seth Harrell, MSU Alumnus, M.S., Strategic Foresight-University of Houston, Association of Professional Futurists will make a presentation on systems thinking, social change, and world futures foresight.
- Friday, April 22: Dr. Krista Evans, MSU/GGP Assistant Professor will present, “Rural Planning & the Amish Community”
- Friday, April 29: Alicia Metzger, MSU Alumna, (2019) M.S. Geospatial Science/Geology, (2012) B.S. Geology/Astronomy will present: “Treading Ice: Gravity Data Collection in the Northwest Passage”