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The   Montana   Tech   Public   Lecture   Series

The Montana Tech Public Lecture Series brings speakers from a wide variety of disciplines to our campus. All lectures begin at 4 p.m. and are free and open to the public.


January 14

Jerome De Graff, Cal. State Fresno, Fire, Earth & Rain: Emergency Response for Wildfire-Induced Landslide Hazard, Mineral Museum

January 21

Robert Szilagyi, Montana State University, A Molecular Approach to Clay Materials, CBB-102.

January 28

Steve Parker, Chemistry and Geochemistry, and 2015 Montana Tech Lifetime Distinguished Research Awardee, Seasonal Biogeochemical Dynamics: Georgetown Lake, MT, CBB-102

February 4

Prageeta Sharma, University of Montana, The Western Racial Imaginary: Innovation, Creative Writing, and Race, CBB-102

February 11

Jay Gunderson, MBMG, Starfish in the sundance sea: Jurassic Asteroidea Fossils from South Montana, Mineral Museum

February 18

Nikia Green, Environmental Protection Agency, BRES and/or the Remedy/Restoration Interaction, CBB-102

February 25

Jack Skinner, Gen’l Engineering & 2015 Distinguished Researcher, Nanotech-nology Enabled through Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering, ELC-202

March 3

Grace Bull Tail, Cornell University, Managing Water Resources and Water Quality: A Tribal Perspective, ELC-202

March 10

Ginette Abdo, 2015 Montana Tech Distinguished Researcher, 100 Years of Artificial Recharge in Montana: Some Challenges of Managing our “Natural” Groundwater Conditions, Mineral Museum

March 24

Micah Schaible,University of Virginia, Radiation Processing of Dust, Asteroids and Moons: Space Weathering and Cosmochemistry, ELC-202

March 31

Telle Whitney, Anita Borg Institute, Taking Risks: Why We Need More Women in Technology and What to Do About It, CBB-101

April 7

Leroy Hood, Café Scientifique, Transforming Healthcare Through Wellness: A Personal View, Butte Brewing Company, 465 East Galena Street, Butte, Montana; Café at 6 p.m.; talk at 6:30 p.m.

April 14

Cheryl Jaworoski, independent geologist, Stratigraphy from Borehole Strain, Yellowstone National Park; & Hank Heasler, Utah Water Science Center, USGS, Monitoring Norris Geyser Basin with Thermal IR Remote Sensing, Mineral Museum

April 21

Alexis Billings, University of Montana, Ecology & Evolution of Avian Alarm Call Signaling, CBB-102

April 28

TechXPo @ HPER: Come see student projects on display.

May 12

Debra Hanneman: Whitehall Geogroup, Inc., Sequence stratigraphy of southwest Montana, Mineral Museum

Hosted by College of Letters, Sciences, & Professional Studies, School of Mines & Engineering, Highlands College; Biology Department; Research Office; Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology; & Sigma Xi.