Ecology News & Events Archive

8/19/2016 - AUG: GDPE Fall Picnic

GDPE community comes together to kick off the new year.

8/19/2016, 4:30 - 8 pm — Club Tico, City Park


8/18/2016 - AUG: Graduate School Orientation

Orientation will be offered for all new graduate students with a continental breakfast at 9 am. Registration is not required. Contact Sandy Dailey at 970-491-6817 with questions.

8/18/2016, 9:30 - 11 am — Lory Student Center Ballrooms C & D


8/17/2016 - AUG: GDPE New Student Orientation

Fall 2015 Cohort will meet with admin staff and senior students to discuss the many facets of GDPE.

8/17/2016, 8 - 11 am — Avogadro's Number


5/5/2016 - MAY: GDPE Spring Meeting

Annual meeting to celebrate the success of another year in GDPE

5/5/2016, 5 - 7:30 pm — Avogadro's Number


4/21/2016 - APRIL: Visiting Distinguished Ecologist Mark Boyce

Join us for our GDPE Distinguished Ecologist Seminar Series.

4/21/2016, 4 - 5 pm — Anatomy/Zoology Bldg rm 118


4/20/2016 - APRIL: Visiting Distinguished Ecologist Mark Boyce

Join us for our GDPE Distinguished Ecologist Seminar Series.

4/20/2016, 4 - 5 pm — Natural Resources Bldg rm 113


3/29/2016 - MARCH: Electronic Thesis & Dissertation Open LaB

Bring your electronic file to the open lab and representatives form the Graduate School and Library will be available to review your document and help with formatting issues. We can review your document and help you better understand the requirements.

3/29/2016, 1:30 - 3:30 pm — Morgan Library rm 171


3/14/2016 - MARCH: Grad Student Intensive Writing Retreats

This intensive writing retreat is designed to give grad students a mid-semester boost so that they can make significant progress on (or complete) their theses or dissertations this semester.

3/14/2016, 8:30 am - 3:30 pm —


2/24/2016 - FEB: Front Range Student Ecology Symposium (FRSES)

Join FRSES for oral presentations and posters in the North Ballroom, and a reception and award in the University Club

2/24/2016, 8 am - 7 pm — Lory Student Center


2/23/2016 - FEB: Front Range Student Ecology Symposium (FRSES)

Keynote speaker is Dr. Sudeep Chandra. FRSES is a student-run symposium that provides an opportunity for Front Range students doing ecology research to showcase their work and network in a friendly and supportive peer environment.

2/23/2016, 4:00-5:00 p.m. — Cherokee Park Ballroom, LSC


2/17/2016 - FEB: FRSES Photos Due

Students are invited to participate in the 22nd Annual Front Range Student Ecology Symposium (FRSES). Submit a photo entry by 5 pm MST on Wednesday, Feb. 17th.

2/17/2016, 5 pm MST —


2/6/2016 - FEB: Making Yourself Marketable

This free conference for CSU graduate students will provide tools and hands-on tips on how to make yourself more marketable to employers. The morning will include an alumni panel, and includes three breakout sessions on interpersonal and interviewing skills, networking skills and LinkedIn, and negotiation skills.

2/6/2016, 8 am - 12 pm (Registration at 8 am) — Behavioral Sci Bldg rm 131


1/22/2016 - JAN: FRSES Abstracts Due

Students are invited to participate in the 22nd Annual Front Range Student Ecology Symposium (FRSES). Submit an abstract summarizing your project by 5 pm MST on Friday, Jan. 22nd.

1/22/2016, 5 pm MST —


1/14/2016 - JAN: Graduate School Orientation

Orientation for new graduate students with a continental breakfast at 9 am. Contact Sandy Dailey at 970-491-6817 with questions. Registration not required.

1/14/2016, 9:30 - 11 am — Morgan Library Event Hall rm 167


1/1/2016 - JAN: Fall Applications Due

Visit our Prospective Students webpage for application information.

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12/18/2015 - DEC: Congratulations to Fall GDPE Graduates

Join us in congratulating our Fall 2013 graduates. Their hard work and achievements are to be commended. Commencement exercises are December 20 at 3:00 pm. The ceremony will be videostreamed live.

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11/11/2015 - NOV: GradShow

CSU student research is showcased at this 1 day conference.

11/11/2015, 9 am - 6 pm — Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom


11/4/2015 - NOV: GDPE Honor Alumnus Jesse Nippert

Dr. Jesse Nippert, GDPE graduate, will be speaking about his current work as well as his road from graduate school to his current position. Immediately following, a reception will be held in his honor.

11/4/2015, 3 - 4 pm — Lory Student Center, Grand Ballroom A


11/1/2015 - NOV: Spring GDPE Applications Due

Visit our Prospective Students webpage for application information.

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10/21/2015 - OCT: GDPE Resident Distinguished Ecologist Bill Parton

Join us in honoring GDPE Resident Distinguished Ecologist, Dr. Bill Parton. His seminar will be held in the Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Room. Immediately following, a University Club reception will be held in his honor.

10/21/2015, 3 - 4 pm — Lory Student Center, Cherokee Park Ballroom


9/25/2015 - SEPT: GradShow Submissions

GradShow will be accepting submissions on a first come basis with a limited number of acceptances available. Proposal submission is open until Friday, September 25th at 5 pm. You can use the same research in GradShow and FRSES and is a great way to get practice for conferences and defenses.

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9/25/2015 - SEPT: GradShow Submissions

GradShow will be accepting submissions on a first come basis with a limited number of acceptances available. Proposal submission is open until Friday, September 25th at 5 pm. You can use the same research in GradShow and FRSES and it is a great way to practice for conferences and defenses.

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9/19/2015 - SEPT: Grad Student Professional Development Conference

This workshop, "Striking a Balance in Graduate School," is the first of two workshops offered by the Graduate School and TILT. Registration is free, so sign up now.

9/19/2015, 9 am - 1 pm (Registration at 8:30 am) — Behavioral Sci Bldg rm 131


8/17/2015 - AUG: New GTA Training

The goal of this annual required GTA Training is to equip every incoming GTA with basic institutional knowledge about CSU, review current learning and teaching "Best Practices," and introduce a wide variety of resources that will help further their career as a CSU graduate teaching assistant.

8/17/2015, 8 am - 5 pm (Registration at 7:30 am) — University Center for the Arts, Edna Rizley Griffin Concert Hall


2/24/2015 - FEB: Front Range Student Ecology Symposium

Dr. Diane Pataki, University of Utah, is the FRSES keynote speaker, presenting a seminar "Ecology by design: A scientific perspective on the role of cultivated gardens in cities" from 4-5. Reception immediately following in University Club.

2/24/2015, 4:00 p.m. — Cherokee Park Room, Lory Student Center


5/8/2014 - MAY: GDPE Annual Meeting

GDPE's annual meeting and party is always looked forward to and well attended. Let's celebrate another successful academic year!

5/8/2014, 4:30 - 8:00 PM — Avogadros Number


4/3/2014 - APRIL: Dr. Scott Collins - Seminar 2

Precipitation variability, alternative stable states and vegetation dynamics in the northern Chihuahuan Desert". Open to the public.

4/3/2014, 4:00-5:00 — A101 Behavioral Sciences


4/2/2014 - APRIL: Dr. Scott Collins - Seminar 1

"Patterns and controls of community structure in South African and North American grasslands: convergence and contingency". Open to the public.

4/2/2014, 4:00-5:00 — A101 Behavioral Sciences


3/12/2014 - MARCH: GDPE Grad Student Forum - Spring 2014

A casual monthly meeting where students present work and ideas to each other, discuss how to work through grad school, and other topics of interest. Restricted to graduate students and post-docs. Upcoming meeting date: April 16th

3/12/2014, 5-7 pm — Avogadro's Number