ALS 500 & 600 ELL (Fall 2)

Welcome to ALS 500 & 600! You are in the right place if you are looking for your extensive listening opportunities. If you are not an ALS 500 or 600 student that’s ok – you can still attend these events if you would like. If you are an ALS 500 or 600 student, you need to attend one of the events from the list below. After you attend one of these events, record a brief summary and reaction – you can ask your teacher if you have any questions about this.


Lecture: "Conservation Medicine, EcoHealth and One Health"

New paradigms to address the emergence of infectious diseases and the impacts of globalization and climate change

Dr. Alonso Aguirre is Associate Professor at the Dept. of Environmental Science and Policy at George Mason University where he heads a program of collaborative research that focuses on the ecology of wildlife disease and the links to human health and conservation of biodiversity.

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Date: Wednesday, November 11, 3 p.m.

Location: 110 Science Hall

AAU Survey Student Engagement Session

Open to all students to learn about the AAU Sexual Assault Climate Survey Data and give their feedback.

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 4-6:30 (must attend one full hour)

Location: On Wisconsin Room, Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)

Wednesday Nite @ The Lab

"Upon Further Review: The Obama Administration Revisits US Ag Biotech Regulations” by Tom Zinnen

The Obama Administration is revisiting the Coordinated Framework that regulates federal ag biotech across three federal agencies: FDA, EPA and USDA. Established in 1986, the Framework was last revised in 1992. New gene-editing techniques (eg, CRISPR) likely have helped spark this review, which will be an intriguing case study of how the Obama Administration late in its last term handles a Gordian Knot torqued with scientific, political, international and epistemological twists.

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 7 p.m.

Location: 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

Interprofessional panel: Domestic Violence and Health

Join us for a conversation that examines domestic violence and sexual assault through the lens of healthcare. We will bring together a group of healthcare and service providers from End Violence on Campus (EVOC), University Health Services (UHS), and UNIDOS Against Domestic Violence.

Date: Thursday, November 12, 5-6:30 p.m.

Location: 2511 Microbial Sciences

KidLinks World

With Liza Lightfoot. Hear about the speaker's experience with the Apartheid, and the connection between agriculture and nutrition to health outcomes.

Date: Thursday, November 12, 5:30-6:30

Location: TBD , Armory and Gymnasium (Red Gym)

Parents, Children, and the Freedom to Succeed

How Multilingual Families Confront Inequality in German-Speaking Austria

Parents, Children, and the Freedom to Succeed: How Multilingual Families Confront Inequality in German-Speaking Austria Keynote: Dr. Katharina Brizic, University of Freiburg This keynote presentation is part of the November 13-14 event, "Relative to What? Exploring Concepts of Identity and Family in Germanic Studies"

Date: Friday, November 13, 5:30-7

Location: Union South

Introduction to Foundation Maps

Foundation Maps is the Foundation Center's data visualization tool design to help funders and grantseekers see who is funding what and where around the world. Learn how to use this tool to access the knowledge and data needed to make strategic decisions in your funding research.

Date: Saturday, November 14, 10:30-12

Location: 231 Memorial Library

Mid-Fall on Biocore Prairie

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lakeshore Nature Preserve

On a crisp mid-fall day, join us for a walk on Biocore Prairie, a flourishing prairie restoration program that is used for undergraduate teaching and research. Meet at Frautschi Point parking lot on Lake Mendota Drive. Leader: Janet Batzli.

Date: Sunday, November 15, 1-2:30

Location: Meet at Frautschi Point parking lot (3034 Lake Mendota Drive). On 80 bus route.

Sustainable Energy Seminar Series

Economic Impacts and Assumptions of the EPA Clean Power Plan

Speaker: Corbett Grainger , Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics Hosted by the Wisconsin Energy Institute, the Sustainable Energy Seminar Series allows students and the public to explore sustainable energy solutions from the small to large, learn about the challenges facing sustainable energy, and interact with experts from across campus.

Date:  Monday, November 16, 3:30-4:30

Location: 1115 Wisconsin Energy Institute

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