Take part in our on-campus events featuring our Distinguished Alumni.
Drs. Thor Hanson, Steven Amstrup and Minister Lisel Alamilla will be on campus to present, discuss and share their work and ideas, and these events are open to all students, faculty, staff and the public.
9:00 a.m. Book-signing with author Thor Hanson
His book, “Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle,” examines the evolution of feathers and their use through time by both birds and humans.
UI VandalStore - Starbucks
Free coffee will be offered to attendees
2:00 p.m. CNR Special Seminar: Minister Lisel Alamilla & Dr. Steven Amstrup
Issues in International Conservation
CNR - Room 10
Both alumni received international conservation prizes in 2012. Alamilla, Minister of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development in Belize, won the Whitley Award for inspirational conservation leadership. Amstrup, chief scientist with Polar Bears International, was awarded the prestigious Indianapolis Prize, one of the world’s leading awards for animal conservation.