Monmouth University’s Science, Sustainability, and Society Series, sponsored by the School of Science and Urban Coast Institute, presents a lecture by Governor James J. Florio on Tuesday, February 3, at 4:30 p.m. in Wilson Hall Auditorium. Florio, Monmouth University’s Public Servant-in-Residence, will discuss the science and politics of energy policy.
The Series brings highly regarded experts to campus to engage students and the community in dialogue on critical aspects of sustainability.
“The Series provides an opportunity to highlight how science impacts society every day and the topics selected will help us think about how our everyday actions can influence the health of planet Earth,” says Michael Palladino, dean of the School of Science.
All events are free and open to the public.
Upcoming events include:
February 3, 2015
Governor James J. Florio
Topic: The Science and Politics of Energy Policy
4:30 – 5:45 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium
March 5, 2015
Paul Greenberg, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller and notable book Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Topic: America’s Catch: The Fight for our Local Seafood
4 – 6:30 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium
April 15, 2015
Caleb McClennen, Ph.D., executive director for Marine Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society, and Lynne Zeitlin Hale, managing director for Oceans for The Nature Conservancy
Topic: Protecting and Restoring Ocean’s Wealth and Health
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium
April 20, 2015
Dr. Douglass Tallamy, professor & chair of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology,
Topic: Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants
6 p.m., Wilson Hall Auditorium
For additional information, contact Koorleen Minton at 732-571-3421.