[PCC 586] Fran Ulmer (Chair, US Arctic Research Commission): "The Emerging Arctic: Are We Ready?"

Start Date/Time: Monday, October 28, 2013, 3:30 PM
Ending Date/Time: Monday, October 28, 2013, 5:00 PM
Location: JHN 075

The UW College of the Environment, College of Arts and Sciences, Quaternary Research Center, and Canadian Studies Center (JSIS) are pleased to welcome Ms. Fran Ulmer, current Chair of the U.S. Arctic Research Commission to the Seattle Campus on Oct. 28 and 29.

Ms. Ulmer's visit is connected to the development of a significant cross-campus initiative by the College of the Environment on the rapidly changing polar regions called the Future of Ice, a major activity of the Jackson School of International Affairs, the Quaternary Research Center (and several other units in the College of the Environment) and the Polar Science Center of the Applied Physics Lab (APL). Following the lecture, a reception with light refreshments will be hosted in the Smith Room at Suzzallo Library. Please RSVP for the reception.

Fran Ulmer's visit coincides with the official launch of the Future of Ice initiative by the College of the Environment. The Future of Ice initiative recognizes the importance of Polar Regions science and study to the future of the College of the Environment. With support from key units in Arts and Sciences and APL, Future of Ice includes new faculty lines, a new undergraduate minor, graduate education, and postdoctoral support. Future of Ice event series during Winter Quarter (held in partnership with the Graduate School's Walker Ames and Danz lectures), and other activities over the next year will help to position the College for leadership in polar studies.

and this is lecture is included in the PCC 586/475 seminar series!

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