Wednesday seminars are held every Wednesday in Alderman Hall Room 310 from 3:30 - 4:30 PM during the fall and spring semesters. They are free and open to all students interested in learning more about a variety of topics in horticulture. Watch this page for an updated list of upcoming seminars.
Also check out upcoming Monday seminars (.pdf) hosted by Applied Plant Sciences, a graduate program administered jointly by the Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics and the Department of Horticultural Science. Several seminars feature faculty and students from our department.
||Neil Anderson, Associate Professor||Our 100 Years of Seminars (Jan. 13, 1913-2013): Honoring the Centennial and the Early Years|
|January 30||Sangkyu Park, Visiting Professor (Hegeman Lab)||"Ecological plant metabolomics on Myriophyllum spicatum, Salix polaris, and Rhus chinensis"|
||Susan Galatowitsch, Professor & Department Head of Fisheries, Wildlife, & Conservation Biology||A look 'under the hood' at a fully online class|
||Mary Meyer, Professor||The Ten Plants that Changed Minnesota|
||Emily Tepe (Scientist), Neil Anderson (Associate Professor), and Emily Hoover (Professor & Department Head)||Taste the Difference! Evaluating Jams from the University of Minnesota Prunus Collection|
||Chad Giblin, Scientist||Think Tough, Think Elm: Selecting and Forming Urban Forest Infrastructure|
||Tim Kenny, Director of Education at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||The Arboretum's Urban Gardening Program|
||He Miao, Visiting Professor (Anderson Lab)||Breeding Fragrant Chrysanthemums|
||No Seminar||SPRING BREAK.
||Jodie Holt, UC Riverside (plant physiology consultant for the movie Avatar)||KERMIT OLSON LECTURE: What Hollywood Can Teach Us About Our Planet Note: This seminar will be held in 110 Green Hall|
||Julie Weisenhorn, Assistant Extension Professor||The Master Gardener Program - Past, Present, and Future!|
||Ed Schneider, Professor & Director of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||The Next Master Plan for the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum|
||Jean Larson, Manager, Nature Based Therapy, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum||Nature-Based Therapeutics|
||No Seminar||(Note: Attend the April 26 Special Anniversary Event in lieu of seminar!)|
||SPECIAL ANNIVERSARIES EVENT, HELD AT THE MINNESOTA LANDSCAPE ARBORETUM (ALL DAY)||Centennial of the Seminar Series (110 Years) / Quasiquicentennial of the Department (125 years) CELEBRATION EVENT|
|May 1||Andrszej Noyszewski, Scientist (Smith Lab)||Accelerated Mitochondrial Genome Evolution of a Triticum Alloplasmic Line|