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 Crystal Ng at gcng@umn.edu.


Spring 2022 Schedule
    *indicates JEDI Talk

January 24 *
Jabari Jones, Lindsey Kenyon, Valerie Fox, Kat Cantner, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee members, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Inclusive teaching session 1
 

January 31 *
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Open Meeting
 

February 7  
Dr. Carrie Jennings
, Adjunct Professor, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Freshwater Research & Policy Director, Freshwater Society
Groundwater Governance in the Great Lakes Region: Results of 25 Tribal Interviews


February 14
Dr. Michael J Dockry, Department of Forest Resources
An Indigenous Model of Sustainability
 

February 21    
Jake Bailey, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Polyphosphate-accumulating bacteria: from big bacteria to dental biofilms. 

February 28
TBD


March 7
No Seminar - Spring Break


March 14
TBD


March 21
URGE Subcommittee

"Unlearning Racism" Action Plan


March 28
No SRL this week


April 4
Julia Andreason, Grad student, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, 
Polar Impact


April 11
Dr. Gabriel Filippelli
, Professor, Purdue School of Science at IUPUI
Using community engagement and citizen science to overcome environmental injustices


April 18
Maddy Nyblade, Grad student, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
First, We Must Consider Manoomin/Psiŋ: Stories and Science from a Tribal-University Research Collaboration Studying Wild Rice

April 25
Michael Chen, Post doc, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Inertia flow controls on mixing and reaction in fractures and porous media


May 2
Sang Lee, Grad student, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Fungi-enhanced bioremediation: A Microfludics Study

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Start date
Monday, April 25, 2022, 12:10 p.m.
End date
Monday, April 25, 2022, 1 p.m.
Location

Virtual via Zoom.
Soft Rock Talk

April 25
Michael Chen, Post doc, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences
Inertia flow controls on mixing and reaction in fractures and porous media