September 15
Welcome Back Social Sponsored by the ES Club and ES Program

September 20
Philip Nyhus, Professor of Environmental Studies
“Scholarship Opportunities and Grad School Discussion”

October 12
A tour of Colby’s new biomass facility

October 13

“Do Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Cause Obesity: The Role of Stem Cell Programming”

October 14
“Chemicals, Obesity, and Diabetes: How Science Leads Us to Action”.  One day conference

October 20
Film screening-”Vanishing of the Bees”

October 25
Cathy Bevier, Professor of Biology
“Off Campus Study Discussion: Where to go? What to Do?”

October 28
Abby Pearson, Environmental Studies Teaching Assistant
Natural History Walk in the Colby Arboretum

Spring 2012

February 6
Round River Conservation Studies Information Session

February 14
Acadian Internship Information Session

February 16
David Carpenter, University of Albany School of Public Health
“Are Fish Safe to Eat”

February 16
Dr. Kishi Ducree, Syracuse Univeristy
“Mapping Power, Mapping Resilience: Black Mothers Photovoice in Syracuse”

February 16
School for Field Studies Study Abroad Information session

February 23
Peer to Peer Off Campus Study Information Session

February 28
Environmental Studies Program Trivia Night

March 1
John Clarkeson, MA Executive Office of Environmental Affairs
“Conversations about Climate Change adaptation and summer internship opportunities”

March 2
Dr. Michael Singer, Wesleyan University
“Tri-trophic ecology: from self-medication behavior to community dynamics”

March 15
Michael Robinson, University of Hartford
John McCannon, University of Southern New Hampshire
“Lunch with Arctic Historians”

April 10
Nick Battista
Island Institute Marine Program Director, Colby alum
Lunch

April 12
Captain Charles Moore
“Plastic Ocean: How A Sea Captain’s Chance Discovery Launched a Determined Quest to Save the Oceans”

April 13
Environmental education day on the Colby campus
Waterville 7th Graders

April 16  – April 22
Earth Week.  The ES Program was involved in many events during Earth Week including films, volunteer opportunities, lectures, and demonstrations

April 30
ES Celebration Dinner

May 19
ES Graduation Weekend Reception