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Fall 2015 Colloquium Schedule

Additional speakers may be added during the semester, check frequently for an updated schedule.

Date Speaker Title of Talk
9/18 Robert J. Bodnar,
Virginia Tech
The role of geofluids in Earth processes.
9/25 Carol Ormand,
Carlton College, MN
Geospacial thinking-theory and application.
10/9 Jack Williams,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Hindcasting species and community responses to the climate changes of the last deglaciation.
10/16 John Valley
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Early Earth Zircons: A view into deep time.
10/23 Sue Swanson,
Beloit College, WI
Evaluating shallow flow system response to climate change through analysis of spring deposits, southwestern Wisconsin.
11/13 Matthew Pritchard,
Cornell University
Natural hazards of deformation-induced volcanoes and glacier outbursts.
11/20 Matt Konfirst,
NIU Geology Ph.D. 2011, New York
Outside our comfort zone: Two years in the Peace Corps.
12/4 Joe Peterson,
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry: A re-evaluation of a dinosaur death pit.

Colloquia are co-sponsored by the Graduate Colloquium Committee of Northern Illinois University.

All talks will be held in Davis Hall 308 at 4:00 p.m. on the campus of Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, *except as noted. For maps or directions, and any updates to this schedule, please call the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences at 815-753-1943.