Bio 487 Biology Colloquium - The biology colloquium meets approximately once a month during the academic year for lectures and discussions led by visiting scholars, faculty, and student researchers.
As of Fall 2014, all biology majors must attend 12 colloquia during their time at Luther in order to complete the requirements of the Biology major. These students should fill out and promptly return to SHL 231 the colloquium reports if they want their attendance recorded.
Spring 2017 Biology Colloquium Schedule
Tuesday, February 21 at 5:30 pm in Valders 206 - "Girl Power: Ladies lead in the lemurs of Madagascar",
Patricia Wright (Phi Beta Kappa lecturer), Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology, Stony Brook University.
Thursday, March 2 at 9:40 am in Valders 206 - "Managing a return of wolves - the Wisconsin case study", Dick Thiel, Timber Wolf Information Network
Thursday, March 9 at 9:40 am in Valders 206 - Career Panel, recent Luther alums will discuss career options that do not require graduate or professional school, their route to finding jobs, and how their current work connects with their coursework at Luther
Thursday, March 30 at 9:40 am in Valders 206 - "Interactions between wind energy and wildlife",
Jerry Roppe ('73), Principal Biologist, Avangrid Renewables
Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 pm in CFL Main Hall - "Deadliest enemy: Our war against killer germs", Michael Osterholm,
Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota.
Thursday, April 20 at 9:40 am in V206 - "Integrating life history, behavior, and physiology: case studies in garter snakes",
Eric Gangloff, Post-Doctoral Associate, Iowa State University
Thursday, May 11 at 9:40 am, locations TBA - Senior paper two minute talks.