Guest Speaker Beth Kaplin Seminar Talk

Event Date: August 08, 2018 - 9 a.m.
Event Type: Student Event
Location: ISC 2003

Beth Kaplin is being appointed as a Research Professor in the School for the Environment.  Dr. Kaplin is a conservation biologist with interests in forests, primates, and conservation in Africa. She will be presenting two seminars. The first will be held from 11:00-12:00 (ISC 2003) and the talk is entitled, “Rwanda’s tropical montane forests: seed dispersal, elevational gradients, and conservation challenges in a biodiversity hotspot.” The second will be held from 3:00-4:00 (Room TBD) and the talk is entitled,  "What role for higher education in Rwanda’s economic transformation targets and SDG’s?

All students are invited to spend lunch with Beth (please RSVP to bob.chen@umb.edu so I can make appropriate arrangements). If you are interested in speaking privately or in small groups with Beth, please contact bob.chen@umb.edu to get you on the schedule.

Please click on the following link for additional information on Beth's talks including her draft itinerary, abstracts, and biography.

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.