The 2019 Wilderness Issues Lecture Series presents “Wild Hope: Fearless Risk Takers, Art Makers, & Storytellers on the Wilderness & Conservation Front Lines.”
Lectures will be held Tuesdays in Gallagher Business Building Room 123. The events are free and open to the public. UM students may earn one credit by registering for NRSM 371.
Jan. 22: Connie Myers, founding director of the interagency Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center, will present “Guardians of Freedom.”
Jan. 29: Martin Nie, professor, Natural Resource Policy; director, Bolle Center for People & Forests; Undergraduate Program director, Resource Conservation, will present “Public Lands: A Love Story.”
Feb. 5: MaryAnn Bonjorni, professor, UM School of Art, will present “Finding the Language of Place.”
Feb. 12: Julie Cajune, writer, producer, director of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Education Department, will present “We are Obligate Mutualists: The Stories of Soul Mates.”
Feb. 19: Greg Rickel, bishop, Diocese of Olympia, Seattle, will present “Faith on the Front Line.”
Feb. 26: Becca Skinner, adventure and conservation photographer, will present “Storytelling Through the Lens: How Photography Influences Conservation Efforts.”
March 5: Kascie Herron, American Rivers-Northern Rockies, will present “Reading the Room: Different Methods to Effectively Engage Supporters of Environmental Advocacy.”
In this session, a panel of undergraduate students and a graduate student/instructor will share their insights on what motivates students to go to class and what keeps students engaged. Gain a better understanding of the student perspective on attendance and share ideas for how instructors can stem the tide of absenteeism. Facilitated by Leora Bar-el, Associate Professor, Linguistics. Co-sponsored by the Faculty Development Office and the Pedagogy Project.
Kirsten Tucker, premedical global public health student, will present as part of the sixth annual Global Public Health Lecture Series. The series is hosted by UM’s Global Public Health minor and the Institute of Health and Humanities. All will be held Wednesdays in Gallagher 123. A full schedule is online at http://bit.ly/2RxFkT1.
Friday Medical Conference is a weekly Continuing Medical Education opportunity for physicians, health care professionals and several health care student programs.
This “Grand Rounds” style lecture series provides a cross-section of recent advances in medicine along with clinical etiology, diagnosis and management information.
See a full schedule of Friday Medical Conference events at https://www.wmtahec.org/friday-medical-conference/schedule/default.php/.
To support UM’s focus on improving student success and learning, the Faculty Development Office, Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences and the Office of the Provost are launching the Teaching Excellence Initiative. Join us with a morning of sessions on active learning, student engagement and effective assessments (RSVP requested).
Join the Global Engagement Office to welcome international students to UM. Mingle with internationally minded UM community members and get to know our featured international students who will speak about their experiences. All are welcome and are encouraged to come for any length of time they are able.