Wilkes University

Earth and Environmental Science Day

Earth and Environmental Science Day
EES Day Students

Attention high school students, teachers and parents/guardians!

Join us for Earth and Environmental Science Day

Friday, April 17, 2020
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Earth and Environmental Science Day at Wilkes University gives you the opportunity to join our faculty experts for hands-on, interactive lab activities and presentations:

  • Earth’s Magnetic Field — Finding Mineral Resources from Magnetic Anomalies
  • How Clean Is the Air You Breathe — Designing Lab Filters
  • Oh No, It’s Raining Again! The Impact of Urbanization, Stormwater Runoff and Flooding
  • Geospatial Data and Applications for Watershed and Water Quality Analyses
  • Some People are Weather-wise, but Most Are Other-wise
  • Explore Earth’s Ever-Changing Landscape Through an Augmented Reality Sandbox
PLUS:
  • Check out labs in the Cohen Science Center.
  • Hear about career opportunities in the geosciences.
  • Enjoy a complimentary lunch with current students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Space is limited. Register for this free program soon. The deadline is Monday, April 13.

Two ways to register:

Students | We invite your parents/guardians to come along too. Register below and be sure to list your parents/guardians as guests.

Teachers | Bring your class. Register below and be sure to have each of your students register individually.

Register

  • 8:30 a.m. | Registration
    • Ballroom, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 9 a.m. | Welcome, EEES Department Programs
    • Dr. Marleen Troy, Chair, EEES Department
    • Ballroom, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 9:25 a.m. | Earth’s Magnetic Field – Finding Mineral Resources from Magnetic Anomalies
    • Dr. Bobby Karimi
    • Cohen Scienc Center 122
  • 10 a.m. | How Clean is the air you breathe? – Designing lab filters
    • Dr. Saritha Karnae
    • Cohen Science Center 332
  • 10:35 a.m. | Oh No, It’s Raining Again! Examine the Impact of Urbanization, Stormwater Runoff and Flooding
    • Dr. Nelson Anaya
    • Cohen Science Center 429
  • 11:10 a.m. | Geospatial Data and Applications for Watershed and Water Quality Analyses
    • Dr. Dale Bruns
    • Cohen Science Center 428
  • 11:50 a.m. | Lunch
    • Current students, faculty, and staff
    • Henry Food Court, Henry Student Center, third floor
  • 12:55 p.m. | Some People are Weather-wise, but Most are Other-wise
    • Professor Mark Kaster
    • Cohen Science Center 123
  • 1:30 p.m. | Explore Earth’s Ever-Changing Landscape through an Augmented Reality Sandbox
    • Dr. Matthew Finkenbinder
    • Cohen Science Center 119
  • 2 p.m. | Dismissal
  • 8:30 a.m. | Registration
    • Ballroom, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 9 a.m. | Welcome, EEES Department Programs
    • Dr. Marleen Troy, Chair, EEES Department
    • Ballroom, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 9:20 a.m. | Dr. Prahlad Murthy, Dean of the College of Science and Engineering
    • Miller Room, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 9:35 a.m. | Geo-Science Career Opportunities, an in-depth examination
    • Professor Julie McMonagle and Wilkes earth and environmental science alumni
    • Miller Room, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 10:05 a.m. | Refreshment Break
  • 10:15 a.m. | Admissions Process, Financial Aid and Residence Life Presentations
    • Miller Room, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 11:25 a.m. | Student Academic Services
    • Mr. Tom Thomas, Dean, University College
    • Miller Room, Henry Student Center, second floor
  • 11:45 a.m. | Lunch
    • Current students, faculty, and staff
    • Henry Food Court, Henry Student Center, third floor
  • 12:45 p.m. | Proceed to the Cohen Science Center to join students in lab sessions
  • 12:55 p.m. | Some People are Weather-wise, but Most are Other-wise
    • Professor Mark Kaster
    • Cohen Science Center 123
  • 1:30 p.m. | Explore Earth’s Ever-Changing Landscape through an Augmented Reality Sandbox
    • Dr. Matthew Finkenbinder
    • Cohen Science Center 119
  • 2 p.m. | Dismissal

Questions?

Contact:
Professor Julie McMonagle
julie.mcmonagle@wilkes.edu
570-408-4604.

Parking information will be provided after online registration.


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