Kirk Johnson, a world-renowned paleontologist who focuses on fossil plants and the extinction of the dinosaurs, will visit Virginia Tech on Friday, February 16.
He will give a 4 p.m. distinguished lecture, “Natural History in the Age of Humans,” at the Lyric Theatre in downtown Blacksburg. The lecture is free and open to the public and will be followed by a book signing in the theatre’s main lobby.
Dr. Kirk Johnson is the Sant Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural ...Read More →
The Global Change Center Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes
Chief Scientist, Global Water Program of The Nature Conservancy
President, Sustainable Waters
“Chasing Water in a Dynamically Changing World”
Friday, April 7, 2017, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
The Lyric Theatre
Brian Richter has been a global leader in water science and conservation for more than 25 years. He is the Chief ...Read More →
Ecologist Josh Tewksbury to visit Virginia Tech and Lyric Theatre
Josh Tewksbury, an ecologist and director of the Colorado Global Hub at Future Earth, will visit Virginia Tech next week.
He will give a 4:45 p.m. lecture on April 21 at the Lyric Theatre entitled “Living in the Anthropocene: Science, Sustainability and Society.”
The event, sponsored by the Global Change Center at Virginia Tech, is free and open to the public.
Tewksbury is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and planetary health ...Read More →
SAVE THE DATE!
The Global Change Center at Virginia Tech is pleased to welcome:
DR. JOSH TEWKSBURY
Director, Colorado Global Hub, Future Earth
LIVING IN THE ANTHROPOCENE
Science, Sustainability and Society
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | 4:45-5:45 p.m. | The Lyric Theatre
Dr. Josh Tewksbury is an ecologist, conservation biologist, and planetary health scientist with experience both in academia and in civil society. He is currently the Director of the Colorado Global Hub, at Future Earth; Research Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder; and Senior ...Read More →
BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 25, 2015 – Naomi Oreskes, a world-renowned science historian who focuses on understanding scientific consensus and dissent in relation to environmental science, will visit Virginia Tech on Wednesday, Sept. 2.
She will give a 4 p.m. distinguished lecture entitled “Should We Trust Science? Perspectives from the History and Philosophy of Science” at the Lyric Theatre, followed by a question and answer period and book signing.
The event, coordinated by the Global Change Center at Virginia ...Read More →