Category: Dave Marchant

University of Maine Earth Professor, Earth Scientist to speak as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change this Friday at noon in CAS 224

October 30th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

George Denton, Libra Professor of Earth Sciences at the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, will be giving a lecture on “Ice Age Puzzles” as part of the Boston university Seminar Series on Climate Change on Friday October 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm in CAS 224.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Wally Broecker to give lecture as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change this Thursday at 4:00 pm in the School of Management Auditorium

October 29th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Wally Broecker, Newberry Professor in Geochemistry at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University (and the man who coined the phrase “global warming”), will be giving a lecture on “What Should We Do about Fossil Fuel CO2?” as part of the Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change on Thursday October 30th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the School of Management Auditorium at 595 Commonwealth Ave.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Tony Janetos to give lecture as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 22nd, 2014 in 2014, Anthony Janetos, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Tony Janetos, Earth & Environment Professor and Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future, will be giving a lecture on “Developing Indicators of Impacts and Change in the US: Sustaining National Assessments of Climate Change” on Thursday October 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm in room B-01 of the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington Street as part of the Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change.

All members of the department and public are encouraged to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Producer and Stony Brook Visiting Professor Graham Chedd to give lecture as part of the Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 15th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Graham Chedd, producer and Visiting Professor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, will be delivering a lecture on “Shooting Science: What’s the Big Idea?” as part of the Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change this Thursday October 16th, 2014 at 5:00 pm in B-01 of the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington Street.

All members of the department and public are encouraged to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

COM Associate Dean James Shanahan to give lecture as part of Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 6th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

James Shanahan, Associate Dean of the College of Communications at Boston University, will give a seminar on “Heroes, Villains, and Nerds: How Science is Portrayed in the Media, and How Portrayals Have Changed” in room B-01 in the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington Street at 5:00 pm this Thursday, October 9th, as part of Boston University’s Seminar Series on Climate Change.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Wally Fulweiler to give lecture tomorrow as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 1st, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14, Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson “Wally” Fulweiler will be giving a lecture on “Nitrogen and the Global Climate Cycle” as part of  Boston University’s Seminar Series on Climate Change at 5 pm tomorrow, Thursday Oct. 2nd, in Room B-01 of the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington St.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Northeastern Professor Matthew Nisbet to give lecture at BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change this Thursday

September 23rd, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Matthew Nisbet, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs at Northeastern University, will be giving a lecture on “Climate Advocacy in the Obama Years: Assessing Strategies for Societal Change” at 5:00 pm this Thursday September 25th, 2014 in Room B-01 at the Life Science & Engineering Building on 24 Cummington St.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Dave Marchant appointed HHMI Professorship, featured in BU Today

July 1st, 2014 in 2014, Awards, Dave Marchant, Faculty, Grants, July-14, News

Professor Dave Marchant has been appointed to a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professorship, effective September 1, 2014.

The highly competitive appointment, which comes with $1,000,000, is given to “accomplished research scientists who also are deeply committed to making science more engaging for undergraduates. … The 40 scientists who have been named HHMI professors since the program began in 2002 have introduced innovative approaches for teaching science in the classroom, expanded and enhanced student research opportunities, developed new educational resources, and implemented novel mentoring programs for student support” (HHMI Professors).

To view the announcement directly from HHMI, click here.

Marchant’s plans for his grant are described in the BU Today feature article that can be read here.

Dave Marchant publishes new article in Icarus

November 7th, 2013 in 2013, 2013, Dave Marchant, Faculty, November-13, Publications

E&E Professor Dave Marchant announced the publication of a new co-authored paper today.

Along with James Fastook from the University of Maine and James Head from Brown University, Marchant co-authored a paper titled “Formation of Lobate Debris Aprons on Mars: Assessment of Regional Ice Sheet Collapse and Debris-cover Armoring.”

The article will be published in the January edition, volume 228, of Icarus.

To see the early online publication of the article click here.

To see Dave Marchant’s other publications from the past two years click here.