SRL/JEDI Seminars

Soft Rock Lunch (SRL) and JEDI (Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) seminars are hosted as virtual meetings happening via Zoom. Meetings are on Mondays at 12:10 p.m. The Zoom link for each individual seminar will be sent out internally by the SRL/JEDI coordinator. If you do not receive these announcements and would like to join us for one of our virtual seminars, please contact Peter Kang (pkkang@umn.edu) or Michael Chen (chen7007@umn.edu).


Spring 2023 Schedule
    *indicates JEDI Talk

January 23
 

January 30
 

February 6  
John Barry
, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Karst Characterization at Bear Spring, Olmsted County, Minnesota


February 13
Paul Burley, PhD Candidate, DEES, University of Minnesota
Geomorphologic controls and astronomic alignments of the Cranborne Chase Neolithic cultural landscape
 

February 20 
Weipeng Yang, Kang Research Group, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota
TBD
 

February 27
Michael Berndt
, Department of Natural Resources
Iron and sulfate in ground and surface waters: Focus on Minntac Iron Mine in NE Minnesota


March 6
No Seminar - Spring Break


March 13
Bill Seyfried, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota
Knock Knock, Who's There?:  Identifying the source of signals in the first DAS deployment in a fluvial setting


March 20*
Confronting Colonization Working Group

Report out on departmental reflection worksheet activity


March 27*
Keisha Varma, Assistant Vice Provost, Equity & Diversity; Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota
North Star STEM Alliance


April 3
Tony Runkel, Minnesota Geological Survey
What's new with the groundwater nitrate problem in SE MN?


April 10*
Jabari Jones, Maddy Nyblade, Amanda Patsis
, PhD Students, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota
Community Engagement Talk


April 17
David Fox, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota
Quantifying estimates of C4 fractions in diets of fossil mammals using a compilation of plant d13C values and a Monte Carlo model to propagate uncertainties
 

April 24
TBD


May 1
TBD

 

Start date
Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, 12:10 p.m.
End date
Monday, Feb. 6, 2023, 1 p.m.
Location

February 6  
John Barry
, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Karst Characterization at Bear Spring, Olmsted County, Minnesota

Hybrid: 401-20 & virtual via zoom

 

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