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After eight successful years at the helm, Atkinson Center director Frank DiSalvo has announced his 2015 retirement. The search for ACSF’s new director is moving ahead!

The four finalists will visit Cornell in late March and April. Each of these distinguished faculty will give a public research seminar 

ACSF Director Finalists to Visit Cornell

March 18, 2015

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After eight successful years at the helm, Atkinson Center director Frank DiSalvo has announced his 2015 retirement. The search for ACSF’s new director is moving ahead!

The four finalists will visit Cornell in late March and April. Each of these distinguished faculty will give a public research seminar. See below for tentative times and locations; please check back for possible schedule changes.

We welcome the following candidates:

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David Lodge, Galla Professor of Biological Sciences; Director, Notre Dame Environmental Change Initiative; University of Notre Dame. Jefferson Science Fellow; Senior Science Adviser; Office of Ocean and Polar Affairs; Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs; U.S. Department of State.
SEMINAR: "Biological Invasions: Science, Economics, and Policy"
March 23—4:30, G10 Biotech
 

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James Famiglietti, Professor, Earth System Science and Civil and Environmental Engineering; Director, UC Center for Hydrologic Modeling; University of California–Irvine. Senior Water Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
SEMINAR: "The Global Groundwater Crisis: Implications for Water Security and Sustainability"
March 25—4:30, 226 Weill Hall
 
 

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Peter Reich, Regents Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor, FB Hubacheck, Sr. Chair in Forest Ecology and Tree Physiology, and Resident Fellow, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
SEMINAR: Carbon Connections: Cars, Culture, Ecology, and Climate
April 14—4:30, G10 Biotech
 
 
 

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Claire Kremen, Professor of Arthropod Biodiversity, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; Faculty Co-Director, Berkeley Food Institute; Faculty Director, Center for Diversified Farming Systems; University of California–Berkeley
SEMINAR: Pollinators as a 'Poster Child' for Diversified Farming Systems
April 16—4:30, B09 Sage Hall