School of Earth and Sustainability Launch

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:30am

The School of Earth and Sustainability (SES) marks its one-year anniversary by hosting the official public launch, showcasing the important work of SES faculty and students, and to celebrate this cross-disciplinary partnership that spans two colleges and includes five departments. The launch will include a showcase of student work, invited guest speakers, and graduate student “lightning talks” on environmental issues, earth sciences and sustainability.


  • 10:30 a.m. Student Showcase: SES graduate and undergraduate students display their work exploring sustainability, environmental issues, and earth sciences. Location: Atrium, Design Building
  • 11:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Dan Kahan, Professor of Law & Psychology, Yale Law School. Location: Atrium, Design Building
  • 1:30 p.m. SES Lightning Talks: 14 Standout graduate students rapidly present their research and field-based projects. Location: Room 170, Design Building

Lunch and refreshments provided.

More information here.

The School of Earth & Sustainability (SES) is a cross-disciplinary partnership with the Departments of Environmental Conservation, Geosciences, Landscape Architecture & Regional Planning, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, and Microbiology. SES joins together diverse academic programs, research, and outreach that share a common focus on sustainability, the environment and earth sciences. Together, our community includes over 100 world-class faculty, 1300 undergraduate students, and 320 graduate students.

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