Upcoming Events

GDPE Distinguished Ecologist Seminar: Distinguished Ecologist Series featuring the Africa Center's Dr. Kathleen Galvin

The Africa Center's Dr. Kathleen Galvin is scheduled to present her work for the Distinguished Ecologist Series

Wednesday November 1, 2017

4 p.m.

Lory Student Center (LSC) Cherokee Park Ballroom

Reception to Follow


The Africa Center and the Center for Collaborative Conservation welcome guest speaker Nickson Parmisa

Nickson Parmisa

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Lory Student Center :: Room 290 - Grey Rock Room

Nickson Parmisa, Maasai Junior Elder and Assistant Chief, Machakos County, Kenya, is the founder of the Naretunoi Community Conservancy where he has worked with many local and international organizations on pastoralism and conservation issues. In his lecture, he will discuss the need for landscape scale approaches to managing wildlife with large home ranges extending beyond the political borders of national parks and protected area.

The Africa Center Coffee Socials are scheduled for 2017-18 school year!

We are excited to annouce the Africa Center Coffee Socials have been scheduled!  The coffee socials offer students, faculty, and community members the opportunity to gather and share their work in Africa, or learn about Africa (for those who have never been).  This is a great way to meet others and discuss collaboration ideas!

African coffee is served, with breakfast snacks, tea, juice, and water.  All are welcome!  

All coffee socials are held in the Montreal Room at Johnson Hall Room 108, which is the School of Global Environmental Sustainability.

The coffee socials for the 2017-18 school year are:

September 6 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

October 4 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

November 1 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

December 6 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

February 7 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

March 7 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

April 4 @ 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

May 2 @ 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.