Sep
28
Sat
Russian and Eurasian Studies in Texas Today @ Rudder Tower, Room 301
Sep 28 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

A conference by Texas Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (TREEES)

Throughout the day, they will be hosting 4 panels ranging on topics from Russia’s image of self to Eurasian studies. This conference includes two wonderful keynote speakers, James Olson (11:30am-12pm) and Alexander Genis (4pm-5pm). James Olson has over 30 years of overseas covert action experience with the CIA and currently serves as a Professor of the Practice at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University. Alexander Genis is a Russian-American broadcaster, cultural critic, and author of more than a dozen non-fiction best sellers in Russia. He has covered the Russian-American dynamic since the 1990’s through various podcasts, TV shows, and essays.

This conference is FREE and open to the public.

Oct
7
Mon
MSC L.T. Jordan Fellow Manuel Flores Presents Investigating Plant Traits for Clues to Future Tropical Forest Success in a Changing World @ WFES 316
Oct 7 @ 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Manuel Flores is a senior in the Department of Ecosystem Science
and Management. He traveled to Costa Rica to study the
physiological differences of shade tolerant plants across varying
elevation gradients. Manuel will continue developing his thesis
with the LAUNCH Undergraduate Research Program.

Manuel Flores Poster

Oct
9
Wed
MSC L.T. Jordan Fellow Sarah Brinkley Presents Seeking Quality Over Quantity: Can soil management practices improve coffee quality for Honduran farmers? @ HFSB 105
Oct 9 @ 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Sarah Brinkley is a PhD candidate in the Department of Horticultural Sciences.
She traveled to Honduras to study how soil health impacts coffee quality and
how it may improve agricultural management practices.

Sarah Brinkley Poster

Oct
14
Mon
Fellows Program Pre-Proposal (Deadline for current applicants) @ MSC L.T. Jordan Office
Oct 14 @ 5:00 PM
Oct
18
Fri
MSC L.T. Jordan Fellow Simon Kiacz Presents The Tejano Parrot Project: Population Assessments of Amazona Parrots in Texas and Peru @ WFSC 411
Oct 18 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Simon Kiacz is a PhD candidate in
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
He traveled to the Madre de Dios
region of Southeastern Peru
where he expanded his previous
research on South Texas redcrowned
parrots to the family
group ecology of clay lick parrots
in the genus Amazona.

 

Oct
21
Mon
Fellows Program Pre-Proposal Deadline (Deadline extended for new applicants) @ MSC L.T. Jordan Office
Oct 21 @ 5:00 PM
Oct
22
Tue
Seven – A Riveting Documentary Play by L.A. Theatre Works @ Rudder Theatre
Oct 22 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for non-students. Contact the MSC Box Office for tickets at (979) 845-1234

 

Oct
23
Wed
Fellows Application Status Emails
Oct 23 all-day
Oct
31
Thu
L.T. Jordan Fellows Program Proposal Deadline @ MSC L.T. Jordan Office
Oct 31 @ 5:00 PM
Nov
6
Wed
Russian Film Fest: Putin’s Witnesses @ Rudder Forum
Nov 6 @ 7:00 PM