Date: 28 October 2010
To: All UF Graduate Students
Cc: All UF Graduate Coordinators and Staff
From: UF Innovation through Institutional Integration (I-Cubed) Program
RE: NOVEMBER 2: UF I-CUBED PROGRAM PRESENTATION: DR. NALINI NADKARNI
The UF Innovation through Institutional Integration (I-Cubed) Program is hosting a presentation by world-renown forest ecologist and "Queen of the Forest Canopy" Nalini Nadkarni, PhD, of the Evergreen State College (Olympia, Washington):
LOOKING UPWARD AND OUTWARD: Discoveries In Rainforest Canopies And Their Communication To Non-Traditional Public Audiences
November 2, 2010
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, known as the "Queen of the Forest Canopy," is a professor at Evergreen State College. She carries out forest canopy research on four continents, mainly in Costa Rica and Washington State, supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society. Her awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship and the 2010 Public Service Award from the National Science Foundation. She founded the International Canopy Network to foster communication among researchers, educators, and conservationists. She has published over 90 scientific articles and three books, and numerous popular magazines and television documentaries.
Dr Nadkarni was a speaker in the famed TED series in 2009 and is the author of "Between Earth and Sky: Our Intimate Connections to Trees" (http://www.ted.com/talks/nalini_nadkani_on_conserving_the_canopy.html).
For abstract information and download flyer, please go online to http://i3.institutes.ufl.edu/calendar.
UF Innovation Through Institutional Integration (I3)
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