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Environmental Studies Lunch & Learn Program

Thursdays at 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Rabb Room, Lincoln Filene Center, Medford Campus

Every week during the academic year, the ENVS Lunch & Learn lecture series features speakers from government, industry, academia and non-profit organizations to give presentations on environmental topics. This is a great opportunity to broaden your knowledge beyond the curriculum, meet other faculty and students and network with the speakers.

Students, faculty, staff, and members of the community are welcome to attend.

This lecture series is co-sponsored by the Tufts Institute of the Environment and the Tisch College of Civic Life.

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Fall 2017 Lunch & Learn Schedule | Download schedule
Sep. 7, 2017 James Rice 'They didn't even speak French!': indigenous people, the environment, and the problem of sovereignty in modern Québec
Sep 14, 2017 Isabel Beavers Arctic Lab: an artist's trip to the North
Sep. 21, 2017 Kate Konschnik Risks and regulation of fracking: a brief history
Sep. 28, 2017 Alfred Brownell Thoughts from West Africa: two decades of protecting human rights and the environment
Oct. 5, 2017 Kate Troll Ten points of hope for progress on climate change
Oct. 12, 2017 Eve Tendler & Shadi Shiha Beyond borders: environmental cooperation in Israel and Palestine
Oct. 19, 2017 Salvatore Cerchio Discovering the Omura’s whale: ecology and conservation of the newest baleen whale species
Oct. 26, 2017 James Murphy Housatonic river cleanup: 20+ years
Nov. 2, 2017 Nathan Phillips Natural gas: turning a dead end into an off-ramp
Nov. 9, 2017 Cathy Stanton & Shirley Wang Who is an environmentalist? Making "nature" at urban parks
Nov. 16, 2017 Steph Speirs Innovations to put solar power in the hands of every American
Nov. 30, 2017 Anne Short Gianotti The quasi-legal challenge: drug policy, Cannabis cultivation, and the environment
Dec. 7, 2017 Neelakshi Hudda The impact of airports on air and life quality in surrounding communities

* Per request of the speaker, there will not be live-stream broadcast for this lecture.

Fall 2017 Schedule

More details to be posted soon.