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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Cristina Romera Castillo of the FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center will give a talk entitled, "The Color of the Sea."

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Laurel Collins, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Graduate Program Director and Professor.

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Venue:WC 130 transmitted to BBC (MSB 105)

Dr. Feeley will be speaking on "Running From the Heat: Can tropical forests shift their distributions to remain at equilibrium with climate?"

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Michael Sukop, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Associate Professor.

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Venue:Books & Books

Featured readings by: Marcia Clabretta Cancio-Bello, Tim Curtix, Anjanette Delgado, Cecilia Fernandez, Fabienne Josaphat, Louis K. Lowry, Julio Machado, Lauren Rivera, and Laura Valeri.

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Venue:Miami Airport Convention Center

The Water Expo is the only event in the United States targeting domestic and international major markets at the same time, with a special focus on East USA, Florida, South Florida, PLUS Latin America & the Caribbean (approximately 40 countries)

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Patrick O'Donnell of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve will discuss "Canal Effects on Estuarine Fish Nurseries in the Ten Thousand Islands of Southwest Florida."

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Miguel Olivas, Dr. Concepcion Lujan, and Dr. Javier Hernandez (each gives a 20-minute talk) of the Division de Ciencias Agricolas y Forestales of the Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Briceño will discuss how federal, state and county agencies have teamed up to reach such an improvement, how stakeholders may participate by being aware of what is intended and how their participation contributes to a successful recovery.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Thomas A. Frankovich of the Florida Bay Interagency Science Center will discuss "Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration in Mangrove Lakes: Salinity and Nutrient Controls on Macrophyte Abundance."

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

This event will be the public introduction of the exhibition—Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow—hosted by the Coral Gables Museum.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

George Divoky of Friends of Cooper Island will discuss "Forty Years of Change: A Seabird Responds to a Melting Arctic."

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. William Anderson will discuss what research has revealed about the history and future of sea levels in the United States and throughout the tropics.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

Professors of Florida International University will offer a guided tour of the exhibit.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Tabitha Whalen Stadler of Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve will discuss "Restoring the Rookery Bay Estuary: Connecting People and Science for Long-Term Community Benefit."

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

Robert Olmstead is the author of eight book, most recently The Coldest Night, and the bestseller, Coal Black Horse, which received the Heartland Prize for Fiction and the Ohioana Book Award.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

A panel discussion on race in America.

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Venue:GableStage

A staged reading of Jacqueline Lawton's The Hampton Years.

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Venue:Coral Gables Museum

The museum will host a day long workshop that is open exclusively by registration to Miami-Dade school teachers.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Rene Price, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Associate Professor.

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Venue:GC 243 (MMC)

Professor Donald Cunnigen will be discussing higher education in America.

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Michael S. Allen of the UF Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences Program will discuss "Fishery Implications of Density-Dependent Recruitment Processes in Florida Bass."

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Speaker Dr. Grenville Draper, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Professor.

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Opportunities and Limitations for Porous Media Characterization and Process Quantification Using X-ray Tomography. Speaker Dr. Dorthe Wildenschild, Oregon State University, National Groundwater Association Distinguished Lecturer.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

Born in Miami, Joy Castro is the author of two literary thrillers (Hell or High Water and Nearer Home, both from St. Martin's) and two memoirs (The Truth Book and Island of Bones, both from University of Nebraska Press).

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

J. Blanchard, B. Klotz, M. Sider, S. Subedi, A. Abiy.

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

H. Borrero, K. Cavasos, J. Diamond, E. Linden, E. Samajpati, J. Socorro, H. Vazquez

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

Z. Yang, A. Yassin, M. Asadi, E. Berthold, M. Cisceros, M. Gazaleh, G. Hill

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Venue:MSB 105 (BBC); HLS 216 (MMC - polycom)

Yunrong Yang of the FIU Marine Sciences Program and China's Guangdong University will discuss "Fisheries in the South China Sea."

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Venue:AHC 3 - 205

E. Kroloff, A. Pazos, A. Pena, H. Pierre, N. Ramnanan, D. Riera, A. Salas, A. Sikder, S. Solis, G. Tarnay

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Venue:Coral Gables Art Cinema

Film Screening of Josh Aronson's documentary Orchestra of Exiles.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Christopher J. Gervais of the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) will present two brief documentaries which highlight the plight of two unique species.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

Tom Williams is the author of two books of fiction: The Mimic’s Own Voice, a novella, and the novel, Don’t Start Me Talkin’.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, eco-critic Dr. Heidi Scott will discuss the eco-ethical protests against whaling that began to emerge in the second half of the nineteenth century which prefigure modern conservationist arguments that seek to preserve potential drilling zones for their inherent, cultural, and ecosystem service values.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, FIU water law and ocean policy scholar Ryan Stoa will discuss three of the most pressing issues facing the world’s oceans - energy, overfishing, and pollution - and the laws (or lack thereof) in place to address them.

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Venue:Wolfe University Center

The Sanders prize, believed to be unique in American letters, is awarded annually to a writer of fiction, identified by The FIU Creative Writing Program, whose work combines literary excellence with popular appeal.

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Venue:BBC Barnes and Noble

The Graduate and Undergraduate winners and runner-ups, in the categories of fiction, non-fiction and poetry, will be reading from their submissions.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Dr. Bill Irwin will demonstrate how nearly anyone can produce a significant amount of healthy, organic vegetables and fish with very little effort or expense in an eco-friendly, sustainable way nearly anywhere.

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Venue:Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center

As part of the Ocean Life series, Tom Potts will discuss the incredible twenty-two year journey of living and working underwater aboard Aquarius and FIU’s vision of the future of this remarkable resource.