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Archive for March, 2012

Invasive Species App Highlighted in Telegram & Gazette

Posted: March 29th, 2012

Spot an Asian longhorned beetle? There’s an app for that By Karen Nugent TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF “We’re trying to build a citizen militia.” — Charles Schweik, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AT AMHERST Worcester’s disastrous Asian longhorned beetle infestation four years ago may have been slowed or avoided if the insects, with their distinctive characteristics, had been […]

Environmental Conservation Career Workshop

Posted: March 21st, 2012

  Thursday, March 29th 6:30 – 8:30 pm Holdsworth Hall Room 308 6:30: Join us for pizza!!   7:00–7:30: Informal conversations with faculty and grad students about volunteer/intern/research opportunities, grad school, and job searches. We are also happy to review resumes, so bring a copy along.   7:30-8:30: Faculty and graduate student led discussions on: […]

Environmental Conservation Career Workshop

Posted: March 21st, 2012

      Thursday, March 29th 6:30 – 8:30 pm Holdsworth Hall Room 308 6:30: Join us for pizza!!   7:00–7:30: Informal conversations with faculty and grad students about volunteer/intern/research opportunities, grad school, and job searches. We are also happy to review resumes, so bring a copy along.   7:30-8:30: Faculty and graduate student led […]

Seminar: “Attitudes of municipal planning commissioners toward land use planning and natural resource conservation…” Room 312A Holdsworth

Posted: March 9th, 2012

Extension Assistant Professor Candidate, Brian Wolyniak – Penn State University “Attitudes of municipal planning commissioners toward land use planning and natural resource conservation: Implications for urban and community forest management.”

Anita Milman and Craig Nicolson have been selected as 2012-2013 Provost’s Team-Based Learning Fellows

Posted: March 9th, 2012

The Selection Committee had the difficult task of choosing from a wide range of nominations and the high quality of these proposals earned Anita and Craig this terrific honor. The Team-Based Learning (TBL) has been developed by the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development (CTFD) on behalf of the Provost’s Office. They have developed a […]