Ecology News & Events Archive

11/11/2015 - NOV: GDPE Honor Alumnus Jesse Nippert

Dr. Jesse Nippert, GDPE graduate, will be speaking about his current work as well as his road from graduate school to his current position. Immediately following, a University Club reception will be held in his honor.

11/11/2015, 3 - 4 pm — Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Ballroom


11/11/2015 - NOV: GradShow

Showcase your research and creativity while connecting with other graduate students and faculty at CSU, learn about other disciplines and gain conference experience.

11/11/2015, 9 am - 6 pm — Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom


10/21/2015 - OCT: GDPE Resident Distinguished Ecologist Bill Parton

Join us in honoring GDPE Resident Distinguished Ecologist, Dr. Bill Parton. His seminar will be held in the Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Room. Immediately following, a University Club reception will be held in his honor.

10/21/2015, 3 - 4 pm — Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Ballroom


9/25/2015 - THIS MONTH: GradShow Submissions

GradShow will be accepting submissions on a first come basis with a limited number of acceptances available. Proposal submission is open until Friday, September 25th at 5 pm. You can use the same research in GradShow and FRSES and is a great way to get practice for conferences and defenses.

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9/25/2015 - THIS MONTH: GradShow Submissions

GradShow will be accepting submissions on a first come basis with a limited number of acceptances available. Proposal submission is open until Friday, September 25th at 5 pm. You can use the same research in GradShow and FRSES and it is a great way to practice for conferences and defenses.

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9/19/2015 - SEPT: Grad Student Professional Development Conference

This workshop, "Striking a Balance in Graduate School," is the first of two workshops offered by the Graduate School and TILT. Registration is free, so sign up now.

9/19/2015, 9 am - 1 pm (Registration at 8:30 am) — Behavioral Sci Bldg rm 131


8/21/2015 - THIS MONTH: GDPE Fall Picnic

GDPE community comes together to kick off the new year.

8/21/2015, 4 - 8 pm — Club Tico, City Park


8/20/2015 - THIS MONTH: Graduate School Orientation

Orientation will be offered for all new graduate students with a continental breakfast at 9 am. Registration is not required. Contact Sandy Dailey at 970-491-6817 with questions.

8/20/2015, 9:30 - 11 am — Lory Student Center Ballroom


8/19/2015 - THIS MONTH: GDPE New Cohort Orientation

Fall 2015 Cohort will meet with admin staff and senior students to discuss the many facets of GDPE.

8/19/2015, 8 - 11 am — Avogadro's Number


8/17/2015 - THIS MONTH: New GTA Training

The goal of this annual required GTA Training is to equip every incoming GTA with basic institutional knowledge about CSU, review current learning and teaching "Best Practices," and introduce a wide variety of resources that will help further their career as a CSU graduate teaching assistant.

8/17/2015, 8 am - 5 pm (Registration at 7:30 am) — University Center for the Arts, Edna Rizley Griffin Concert Hall


2/24/2015 - Front Range Student Ecology Symposium

Dr. Diane Pataki, University of Utah, is the FRSES keynote speaker, presenting a seminar "Ecology by design: A scientific perspective on the role of cultivated gardens in cities" from 4-5. Reception immediately following in University Club.

2/24/2015, 4:00 p.m. — Cherokee Park Room, Lory Student Center


5/8/2014 - GDPE Annual Meeting

GDPE's annual meeting and party is always looked forward to and well attended. Let's celebrate another successful academic year!

5/8/2014, 4:30 - 8:00 PM — Avogadros Number


4/3/2014 - Dr. Scott Collins - Seminar 2

Precipitation variability, alternative stable states and vegetation dynamics in the northern Chihuahuan Desert". Open to the public.

4/3/2014, 4:00-5:00 — A101 Behavioral Sciences


4/2/2014 - Dr. Scott Collins - Seminar 1

"Patterns and controls of community structure in South African and North American grasslands: convergence and contingency". Open to the public.

4/2/2014, 4:00-5:00 — A101 Behavioral Sciences


3/12/2014 - GDPE Grad Student Forum - Spring 2014

A casual monthly meeting where students present work and ideas to each other, discuss how to work through grad school, and other topics of interest. Restricted to graduate students and post-docs. Upcoming meeting date: April 16th

3/12/2014, 5-7 pm — Avogadro's Number


12/20/2013 - Congratulations to Fall 2013 GDPE Graduates

Join us in congratulating our Fall 2013 graduates. Their hard work and achievements are to be commended. Commencement exercises are December 20 at 3:00 pm. The ceremony will be videostreamed live.

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3/27/2013 - Taylor Ricketts visiting March 27 and 28

Dr. Ricketts will be presenting seminars on Weds. and Thurs. from 4-5 in NR 113.

3/27/2013, 4:00-5:00 — NR 113


2/20/2013 - Front Range Student Ecology Symposium

FRSES is a student-run symposium that provides the opportunity fpr Front Range students doing research in ecology to showcase their work and network in a friendly and supportive peer environment. Full day of poster and oral presentation sessions, an awards banquet to recognize exceptional student work, and a social gathering to celebrate the success of our participating students.

2/20/2013, — Lory Student Center


2/19/2013 - Front Range Student Ecology Symposium

Keynote speaker is Dr. Daniel Simberloff. His address is "Leading Ecology: Challenging Paradigms in a Changing World".

2/19/2013, 4:00-5:00 p.m. — Cherokee Park Ballroom, LSC


2/19/2013 - GDPE Recruitment Mixer

Students invited by faculty to visit during FRSES will get together for social meet and greet.

2/19/2013, 2:00-3:30 p.m. — University Club, LSC


12/14/2012 - Congratulations to Fall 2012 GDPE Graduates

Plan to meet at 2:20 for pictures before the ceremony begins.

12/14/2012, 2:20 p.m. — Moby Arena


9/19/2012 - Suzie Boyden

Join GDPE Honor Alum Suzie Boyden for a lecture followed by a University Club reception

9/19/2012, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. — Cherokee Park Room, LSC


8/17/2012 - All GDPE Picnic

GDPE Students, Faculty, and Staff

8/17/2012, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. — City Park, Shelter #7