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Improving Forecast of Solar Radiation and Wind Energy and Challenges Ahead

Tuesday, Apr 7, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Dr. Yangang Liu, Brookhaven National Laboratory, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Liu

Yangang Liu earned a PhD degree in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Nevada-Reno in 1998. He joined BNL as a post doc after graduation, and risen to the rank of Senior Scientist in 2011. Research has been primarily focused on clouds, aerosols, and their interactions with radiation, turbulence, and climate. A new interest is to improve renewable energy forecast by...

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Information Session: Statistics (MS)

Tuesday, Dec 10, 5:30 pm
Feliciano School of Business, room 128

The Statistics (MS) provides students with theoretical knowledge and applied skills of statistical sciences. The program will prepare you well for professional work in the design and analysis of statistical experiments, development and analysis of statistical models, data analytic techniques and the associated computational methods, and statistical computing. You may apply for Spring or Fall 2020 admission.

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Information Session: Applied Mathematics (MS)

Tuesday, Dec 3, 5:30 pm
Feliciano School of Business, room 128

The Applied Mathematics (MS) provides students with foundational abilities in applied mathematics as well as in-depth specialized knowledge and skills in support of their specific goals. The training that students will receive in this program prepares them for a variety of career goals, including employment in a wide range of industries for which the analytic capacities of applied mathematics are highly sought after, or for the academically ambitious student, further study in a doctoral...

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Computational and Structure-Based Methods for the Prediction of Resistance-Associated Mutations

Wednesday, Nov 13, 1 pm
Richardson Hall room 104

Dr. Kathleen Frey, Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences; Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, presents this seminar.

Event will be preceded by pizza and socializing, and followed by a career discussion.

Abstract

Drug resistance is a major limitation of therapeutic agents used for the treatment of infectious diseases and cancer. For enzyme targets, mutations in drug binding sites often lead to amino acid changes that disrupt key...

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Social and Political Factors Influencing Green Energy Transition

Tuesday, Nov 26, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Dr. Rachael Shwom, Rutgers Energy Institute & Department of Human Ecology, Rutgers University, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Shwom

Rachael Shwom conducts research that links sociology, psychology, engineering, economics, and public policy to investigate how social and political factors influence society’s responses to energy and climate problems. Rachael is currently a Co-PI on a multi-university, $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant on “Reducing...

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Turning Disaster Data into Knowledge: Field Reconnaissance, Damage Assessment, and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Sandy, Harvey, and Michael

Tuesday, Dec 3, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Jie Gong, Rutgers University, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Gong

Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Texas Tech University and University of Texas at Austin respectively. His research focuses on studying the convergence approaches in remote sensing, infrastructure analysis, artificial intelligence, and system modeling and simulation for resilient coastal...

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Medicine’s Footprint: The Surprising Need for Environmentally Sustainable Healthcare Delivery

Tuesday, Mar 24, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Cassandra Thiel, New York University, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Thiel

Dr. Cassandra Thiel is an Assistant Professor at New York University in the School of Medicine, the Wagner School of Public Service, and the Tandon School of Engineering. Her research utilizes life cycle assessment and principles of industrial ecology to analyze and improve the environmental performance of medical systems, hospital design, healthcare practice, and medical technologies. As a...

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Reconstructing last interglacial sea level to understand how ice sheets behave in a warmer world

Tuesday, Feb 11, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Jacky Austermann, Columbia University, Lamont, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Austermann

Jacky Austermann grew up in Germany and earned a B.Sc. in Physics and a M.Sc. in Geophysics before moving to the U.S. for her Ph.D., which she obtained from Harvard University in 2016 in Earth and Planetary Sciences. She moved on to a postdoctoral position at the University of Cambridge and has started as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental...

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Anaerobic Dechlorination of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins in Passaic River Sediments

Tuesday, Nov 5, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Donna Fennell, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Fennell

Donna Fennell is a Professor of Environmental Engineering in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Her work encompasses microbial processes in natural and engineered systems including sediments, groundwater, and the atmosphere

About the Seminar

Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and...

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Why Build Multi-Use Greenways? Implications for New Jersey and Beyond

Tuesday, Nov 19, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

About R. Bruce Donal

Bruce is the Tri-State Coordinator for the East Coast Greenway Alliance. A member of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals, he leads greenway advocacy efforts in CT, NY and NJ.. In 2014, Bruce was appointed Chairman of the Governor’s Connecticut Greenways Council, which coordinates all state stakeholders in planning, implementing, and funding the greenway system. He serves on many other boards and was recognized by the Connecticut General...

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The Paradox of Urban Greening: Does it Harm the Very People Who Need it the Most?

Tuesday, Oct 29, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

About Juliana Maantay

Juliana Maantay , M.U.P., Ph.D., is Professor of Urban Environmental Geography at City University of New York (Lehman College, CUNY Graduate Center, and CUNY School of Public Health) since 1998.  She directs the graduate program in Geographic Information Science as well as the Urban GISc Lab, and has edited several compendia and written two widely-used textbooks and numerous other publications on the urban environment and geospatial analysis.  Her main...

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Rapid Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter and Precursors to Disinfection By-Products by Fluorescence Technique

Tuesday, Dec 10, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Taha Marhaba, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, NJIT, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Marhaba

Dr. Marhaba is Professor and Chairman of the John A. Reif, Jr. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Dr. Marhaba earned a Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Rutgers University, whose alumni engineering society recently awarded him the "Distinguished...

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Presidential Scholars and LSAMP Scholars: Student/Faculty Research and Networking Event

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2:30 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) Atrium

Agenda

2:30 - 3:15 Secretary of Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis, President Susan A. Cole, and Dean Lora Billings will provide words of greeting and make key announcements about recent grants, scientific research and education at Montclair State University. The Secretary would like to engage with students in a Q&A during this part of the event. 3:15 - 4:00 Presidential Scholars will meet with Garden State LSAMP students who have conducted undergraduate research...
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Pre-Health Professions

Wednesday, Nov 6, 3 pm
Richardson Hall room 114

Part of the Pathways to Pre-Health Series

Learn ways to build your resume and application, and resources. Register

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Pre-Health 101

Wednesday, Nov 6, 4 pm
Richardson Hall room 114

Part of the Pathways to Pre-Health Series

Learn how to begin your search for pre-professional health programs.

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Pre-Health 101

Tuesday, Oct 29, 3 pm
Richardson Hall room 116

Part of the Pathways to Pre-Health Series

Learn how to begin your search for pre-professional health programs.

Register

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Public Telescope Night

Thursday, Nov 21, 8 pm
Science Quad

See the night sky and learn about what you're really looking at from professionals with professional equipment.

What you'll see:

Constellations, the Moon, Planets, Star Clusters, Double Stars, Nebulae, Galaxies, and more.

Special Sightings:

The Moon - September 5 and 12, October 3 and 10, November 7, December 5 Jupiter and its moons - September Saturn and its moons - September - October Uranus - December Neptune - October - December The Summer Triangle,...
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Transfer Common Hour Mingle

Wednesday, Oct 23, 1:30 pm
Center for Computing and Information Science (CCIS) room 200, the Skyway Lounge

You've heard of Common Hour, but now we have one made especially for our Transfer Students! Connect with other CSAM transfer students in CCIS200, the Skyway Lounge, and get to know others like you!

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MSU Apprenticeship Program and Internship Opportunities at Quest Diagnostics

Wednesday, Oct 23, 12 pm
Center for Computing and Information Science (CCIS) room 133

Get a behind the scenes look at what happens when samples get sent to the lab, and learn about careers as a Medical Technologist at Quest Diagnostics!

Agenda

3:00 – 3:30 pm Apprenticeship Program

Introduction to new Apprenticeship Program at MSU that combines coursework with internship. What is an apprenticeship, what does it do for you, and how can you apply. Audience: rising juniors and seniors primarily in chemistry and biochemistry but also in molecular biology...
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High functional diversity of contaminated soils from Liberty State Park

Tuesday, Oct 22, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Dr. Nina Goodey, Chemistry and Biochemistry, presents this week's seminar.

About Dr. Goodey

Dr. Nina Goodey is a Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Associate Director for the PSEG Institute of Sustainability Sciences at Montclair State University. She is involved in teaching undergraduate and graduate students about biochemistry, enzyme kinetics, protein structure and soil enzymology. Dr. Goodey’s research utilizes mutagenesis, protein purification, and enzyme...

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Math Jobs Workshop

Thursday, Oct 24, 12 pm
Richardson Hall room 201

Learn about careers utilizing your degree in Mathematics!

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Applying for Graduate Programs

Wednesday, Oct 23, 12 pm
Center for Computing and Information Science (CCIS) room 212

Hear from members of the department of Mathematical Sciences on continuing your education!

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Math Advising Days

Thursday, Oct 24, All Day
Center for Computing and Information Science room 425

Stop by the Department of Mathematical Sciences to meet with faculty advisors and chat about what courses to take.

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Dam Removal in New Jersey: Ecological Uplift, Public Safety, and Building Ecosystem Resilience in Advance of Climate Change

Tuesday, Oct 15, 4 pm
Center for Environmental and Life Sciences (CELS) 120

Beth Styler Barry, The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey, presents this week's seminar.

About Beth

Beth Styler Barry leads development and implementation of major stream restoration projects, including dam removals, from permit application to working with engineers, contractors, and partners for successful project completion. She leads the NJ Statewide Dam Removal Partnership.  Beth previously worked as executive director of the Musconetcong Watershed Association. She has a...

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National Transfer Student Week

Monday, Oct 21, All Day

A week of events created to support and celebrate transfer students!

Grab n Go Breakfast NTSW: Out With the Old, In With the MSU Transfer Student Common Hour The Transfer Student Advantage Donut Get Lost in the Shuffle

RSVP and learn more about the individual events, visit University College's HawkSync

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