Geography colloquia

The Department of Geography hosts colloquia each semester, which feature a variety of presentations from industry professionals, graduate students and University faculty members alike.

Spring 2024 colloquium schedule

All seminars are on Wednesday at 4-5 p.m. and will be conducted in-person in MS 321.

Spring 2024 Colloquium Schedule
Date Topic Presenter(s) Affiliation
1/24/2024 Organizational meeting N/A N/A
1/31/2024 Faculty lightning talks Scott Kelley, Jia Feng, Ken Nussear, Adam Csank, Julie Loisel University of Nevada, Reno (Geography)
2/7/2024 Robots Take over Museums? Robot Rhetoric, Perceived Social Intelligence, and the Design Environment

Constraining Paleoclimate Estimates Using a Combination of Paleo Glacial and Terminal Lake Shoreline Evidence 
Betta Manalo

Alexander Audet
University of Nevada, Reno (Geography Graduate Students)
2/14/2024 New Initiatives at the Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency  Dr. Jeremy Smith Truckee Meadows Regional Planning Agency
2/21/2024 Water and its Infrastructures Dr. Yaffa Truelove University of Colorado, Boulder 
2/28/2024 Renewable Energy Injustice of Rural South Korea and the United States Inhwan Ko University of Nevada, Reno (Political Science)
3/6/2024 Sharing Territories Cara Nine University of Nevada, Reno (Philosophy)
3/13/2024 Remote Sensing and Art Kelly Chorpening University of Nevada, Reno (Art)
3/20/2024 Mapping Gay Communities in Reno and Honolulu 1970-2000 Dr. J. Jeff Auer University of Nevada, Reno (Core Humanities)
4/3/2024 Dark Secrets: What Caves can Tell about Water and Climate Dr. Laura Rosales LaGarde Nevada State University
4/24/2024 Land and Water Use associated with Solar Energy Development Dr. Dustin Mulvaney San Jose State University (Environmental Studies)
5/1/2024 Organizational meeting N/A N/A