Events

The Institute of the Environment sponsors and co-sponsors a number of conferences, workshops, and campus activities throughout the year that help encourage interdisciplinary interaction between faculty, students, and departments across campus. IE lists these on its calendar, as well as upcoming talks, seminars, exhibits, and other happenings to help keep the UA community and the general public up to date on the latest environment-related events on and off campus.

Upcoming Events

Playground Games!

Playground Games!

Event Type: 
Community Event
Date: 
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry & Institute for the Environment are teaming up for “Playground Games!" Five groups of UA faculty will speed-network + plan a project + pitch it and get funded before the night is over! Think speed dating meets Shark Tank. 


Cheating in Plant Sex: How the Birds and (especially) the Bees Change the Outcome of Pollination Interactions

Cheating in Plant Sex: How the Birds and (especially) the Bees Change the Outcome of Pollination Interactions

Event Type: 
Talk
Date: 
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Pollinators are often given the image as being benevolent servants to plants. However, if we examine their interaction more closely, we see that pollinator behavior is more complicated than we thought, and the ecological fallout plays out somewhat unexpectedly. This talk will describe these dynamics, using examples from the subalpine Colorado Rockies.