Number of Programs: 4
218 Manly Miles Building, 1405 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48823
The overarching goal of CGCEO is to contribute to the understanding of the interrelations among human, land, and climate systems in an international context, as reflected in MSU’s Boldness by Design. Building on existing strength in interdisciplinary approaches to understand the social processes, land use and land cover patterns and processes, and environmental impacts and responses at regional to global scales, the Center addresses the following key science questions:
How are social processes altering and impacting global environmental dynamics? How do these changes, in turn, respond to and affect land and human systems?
The research activities at the Center attempt to identify, understand and model land surface processes; determine and quantify socioeconomic root causes of and responses to global change, and assess human/animal health and ecosystem services.
Dates:Please see upcoming dates at the website below.
C-106 Holmes Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mi 48824. Parking is free in front of Holmes Hall after 6:00 pm.
Please see the website listed below for a list of upcoming speakers.
Dates:April 6 - 22, 2018
Events are held at MSU in East Lansing, as well as in Detroit and around the state.
The MSU Science Festival is an exploration of the science that touches our everyday lives. There are hands-on activities for the whole family, plus demonstrations, discussions, lectures, and tours on topics from astronomy to music to zoology. MSU researchers and their students share the wonder of science in over 100 diverse offerings for young and old to engage, explore, and inspire. Events are held at MSU in East Lansing, as well as in Detroit and around the state.
- Thursday, September 28, 2017: Robert Hazen
- Tuesday, October 24, 2017: Ted Chiang
- Thursday, October 26, 2017: Neil Shubin
Room 115, International Center, 427 North Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824
MSU's Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies presents a speaker series each semester. The Fall 2017 series includes:
- Robert Hazen, Director, Deep Carbon Observatory; Senior Research Scientist, Carnegie Institution of Washington’s Geophysical Laboratory; and Clarence Robinson Professor of Earth Science at George Mason University: "The Deep Carbon Observatory"
- Ted Chiang, award winning author of "Story of Your Life," which was adapted into the 2016 movie, "Arrival."
- Neil Shubin, Senior Advisor to the President and Robert R. Bensley Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, The University of Chicago; Professor, Committee on Evolutionary Biology, Committee on Stem Cell, Regenerative and Developmental Biology, The University of Chicago; and Research Associate, Department of Geology, The Field Museum of Natural History: "Your Inner Fish and the Universe Within"