"Meteorite Hunting in Antarctica"


August 20, 2019

Mary Kay Bates, MS

Senior Global Applications Scientist

Thermo Fisher Scientific



"Curing Cancer Using Cell Therapy: How Does It Work?"


March 19, 2019

Stephen Ballou

Aquatics and Invasives Outreach Ranger

Apostle Islands National Lakeshore


 "Invasive Zebra Mussels and Native Mussel Communities in the Apostle Islands: Results from Recent SCUBA Surveys and Genetic Source Population Analysis"

Ashland Science on Tap

June 18, 2019

Mike Bunch
Registered Professional Engineer

Retired Consultant

Plastics Molding



February 19, 2019

Michelle Morency and Karlee Prince

Undergraduate Researchers

Northland College


January 15, 2019

Toben Lafrancois, PhD

Research Associate

Northland College


"Monitoring Bat Populations at Great Lakes National Parks and Assessing the Impacts of White-nose Syndrome"



"How Does Sulfur Affect Wild Rice?"


​​TUESDAY MAY 21, 6:30 PM


November 19, 2019

Nicholas Robertson PhD

Associate Professor of Chemistry

​Northland College




 "Lake Superior and the Younger Dryas Cold Period: Observing Our Last Ice Age Through Cosmogenic Nuclides"


"Facing the Challenges of Mining, Resource Demand, and Environmental Stewardship in a Changing World"


 "The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP): The Past, Present, and Future of Monitoring Pollutants in Precipitation"

"Emergence of Tick-Borne Diseases in the Upper Midwest"


October 15, 2019

Katy R. Goodwin MS

Bat Monitoring Project Coordinator
NPS Great Lakes Inventory & Monitoring Network / 

​Research Biologist, North Dakota State University



May 21, 2019

Sophie LaFond-Hudson, MS
Graduate Student

Water Resource Science

University of Minnesota - Duluth



July 16, 2019

Benjamin Clarke, PhD

Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences

​University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth



September 17, 2019

Tom Fitz PhD

Professor of Geoscience

Northland College



"The Issues with Disposing of and Recycling Plastics"


April 16, 2019

Michael R. Olson, PhD
NADP Coordinator
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene
University of Wisconsin – Madison


Previous Speakers 2019

"Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?

Unveiling the Complexities of Recycling"