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Colloquium Speaker Series: Zhe Zhu

Jefferson 218

“Connecting the dots” in a changing planet Remote sensing data are noisy, which makes land change detection challenging, particularly for changes that are subtle, gradual, or transient. By connecting the […]

Earth Day Cleanup of University Park

University Park 965 Main Street, Worcester, MA, United States

Volunteers from across campus are invited to participate in the annual cleanup of University Park.

Sponsored by: Community Engagement and Volunteering

Putting Science on the Map

ASEC 202

Greg Fiske of the Woodwell Climate Research Center will explore commonly used tools and techniques for making beautiful maps, as well as share challenges, success stories, and failures he has faced over 20 years of making maps for Woods Hole scientists.

Sponsored by: A new Earth conversation

Geography Colloquium: Mimi Sheller, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Grace Conference Room

Climate Change and Mobility Justice: The Kinopolitics of Climate Coloniality In this talk, Dr. Sheller will discuss what reactive border closures, wall building, and de-nationalization of undocumented populations around the […]

The Challenge of Managing Guyana’s Oil and Gas Industry

Jefferson 218

Extractives@Clark presents a talk by Dr. Lomarsh Roopnarine, professor of Latin American and Caribbean jistory at Jackson State University, who has been researching the contentious development of one of the most important new oil fields in the Western Hemisphere.

Sponsored by: Extractives@Clark

Global Geographies of Weather Modification in an Era of Climate Change

Dana Commons, Higgins Lounge

Despite the importance of weather modification in the context of climate change, it has not attracted much recent attention from social scientists. Emily Yeh will provide a wide-ranging and hopefully fun overview of weather modification in the US, China, and the United Arab Emirates through a geographical lens.

Sponsored by: Clark University Phi Beta Kappa

Geography Speaker: Jennifer Taylor, The Brooklyn Strategist

via Zoom

Building worker’s power: Workers united at Brooklyn Strategist  Jennifer Taylor is a worker-organizer at the board game cafe Brooklyn Strategist. In late 2023, workers at Brooklyn Strategist joined those at […]