March 8, 2011

Our Inaugural Event!

Randy Lehr PhD

Bro Professor of Sustainable Regional Development

Northland College




July 19, 2011

Bill Williams

President

Gogebic Taconite




"A Geologic Perspective on Climate Change"

April 15, 2014

Mike Michaud MS

Consultant, Renewable Energy




July 17, 2012

Paul Bates PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology

​University of Minnesota - Duluth




October 18, 2011

David Donovan MS

Manager, Regulatory Policy

Xcel Energy




"To D or Not to D? Separating Fact From Fiction in the Vitamin D Debate"

"The Poop on Beach Monitoring"

Previous Speakers 2011

May 15, 2010

Matthew Andrews PhD

Professor of Biology

​University of Minnesota - Duluth




"Obesity-Related Illness: A Biological Look at a Key Contributor to the Health Care Crisis"

"The Science and Ecology of Restoring Urban Shoreland"

Previous Speakers 2012

"Simulation Science in Engineering"

"Discovery of a New Virus in Wisconsin Bluegills"

"The Forests of the Apostle Islands: How Healthy Are They?"

August 21, 2012

Diane Desotelle MS

Climate Extension Educator

​Minnesota Sea Grant




"The Bald Eagle as a Sentinel for Monitoring Mercury, Flame Retardants and Other Environmental Contaminants"

"Magnetite Processing: Getting Rock into Usable Iron"

February 21, 2012

Wendy Gorman PhD

Professor of Biology
Northland College



"Biomass as a Renewable Energy Fuel"

November 15, 2011

Shon Schooler PhD

Research Coordinator

Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve




"35 Years Studying the Fish Community of the World's Largest Lake: Where We've Been and What We've Learned"

August 16, 2011

Theresa Paulsen MS

Science Teacher

Mellen High School

Airborne Astronomy Ambassador for NASA




June 21, 2011

Mike Hoffman PhD

Professor of Microbiology

University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse




"Moose and the Boreal Forest"

April 15, 2014

Mike Michaud MS

Consultant, Renewable Energy




"Can Humans Hibernate?"

April 19, 2011

James Hagstrom PhD

President, Founder and Owner

Mirus Bio LLC




"Fishing for Solutions - What Can Fish Tell Us About Environmental Restoration?"

May 10, 2011

David Vedder

Director of Engineering

C.G. Bretting Manufacturing




"Nature Simplified: Using Dynamic Nanotechnology to Treat Disease"

November 13, 2012

Irina Haller PhD

Interim Manager

Research Informatics and Biostatistics 

Essentia Institute of Rural Health




January 17, 2012

Bill Route MS

Program Coordinator/Ecologist
National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network



September 20, 2011

Tom Fitz PhD

Associate Professor of Geoscience

Northland College




Ashland Science on Tap

April 10, 2012

Suzanne Sanders PhD

Terrestrial Ecologist
National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network



March 20, 2012

Lindsey Tuominen MS

Adjunct Instructor
Northland College



"Infrared Astronomy Aboard NASA's SOFIA"

October 16, 2012

Brick Fevold MS

Natural Resources Research Specialist

Bureau of Science Services

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources




June 16, 2012

Owen Gorman PhD

Research Fishery Biologist
Lake Superior Biological Station

​U.S. Geological Survey



September 18, 2012

John Pastor PhD

Professor of Biology

University of Minnesota - Duluth




"Science, Education and Stewardship: The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve"

"Starting From Zero (Gravity): The Benefits and Challenges of Plants for Sustaining Human Life in Space"

"Getting Ready for the Future: Adapting to a Changing Climate in the Great Lakes Region"