Nature & The Environment: The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series
About the Series
The Edwin Way Teale Lecture Series developed as a joint effort of a number of departments, out of discussions initiated in
1995 by faculty members and graduate students with common interests in the many facets of environmental issues. The Lecture
Series is designed to bring a variety of distinguished speakers to the University to speak on various aspects of nature and
The Teale Lecture Series received the Joshua's Trust Conservation Award in recognition of Outstanding Conservation Efforts in 2007.
All lectures are free, open to the public and held at 4:00 pm in the Konover Auditorium at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
Downloadable pdf version of the poster.
September 25, 2014
"The Global Urban Crisis and an Ecological Way Forward"
Steward T.A. Pickett
Distinguished Senior Scientist
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
October 30, 2014
"The Importance of Being Urban: Density & the Green City”
Author & Photographer
Terra Firma Urban Design
November 20, 2014
“Climate Change in the American Mind”
Director, Yale Project on Climate Change Communication
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
February 26, 2015
“Dispatches from a Hotter Planet and a Cooler Cosmos”
Associated Press national science writer
March 26, 2015
“Ecological Imperialism Revisited: Entanglements of Disease, Commerce and Knowledge in a Global World”
Vilas Research & William Coleman Professor of History of Science, Medical History & Environmental Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
April 16, 2015
“From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads & Men”
Professor of Integrative Biology
University of California, Berkeley
The Lecture Series is sponsored by:Sponsored by the Vice President for Research, Offices of the President and Provost, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Graduate School, Center for Environmental Science & Engineering, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, Geosciences Program, Office of Environmental Policy, UConn Libraries, Humanities Institute, School of Engineering, School of Fine Arts, UConn School of Law, Center for Conservation & Biodiversity, Human Rights Institute, and the Departments of Natural Resources Management & Environment, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Economics, English, Geography, Political Science, History, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies and Physics.
For further information about the Teale Lecture Series, or to suggest a future speaker, please contact
, Lecture Series Coordinator
Jean Nelson, Lecture Series Administrator
This page is maintained by J. Nelson.