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Nutritional ecology of bird migration topic of environmental series

Susan Smith, assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology’s Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences, discuss “The Nutritional Ecology of Bird Migration: A Fruitful Study” as part of Alfred University’s fall semester Environmental Studies Speaker Series.

The lecture will take place on Friday, Sept. 21 at 12:20 p.m. in Roon Lecture Hall (room 247) of Alfred University’s Science Center. Everyone is welcome to attend, admission is free, and refreshments will be served.

Smith earned a bachelor of science degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego and then continued her education earning a master of science degree from SUNY Brockport and a Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island.

The Environmental Studies Seminar series at Alfred University is held every Friday during the fall semester when the University is in session.

 Sponsored by the Division of Environmental Studies within Alfred University’s School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the series brings a range of speakers to the campus, including scientists, activists, and policy-makers, with the mission to better understand our environment and what we can do better to sustain our world.