CNR Graduate Open House Schedule

Zoom links will be emailed to your registration email in advance of the event. All sessions will be recorded.

Day 1 - Tuesday, December 1

Overview and Student Experience

Get an overview of our programs, along with insider tips on the application process. Hear about the student experience from traditionally underrepresented populations, in addition to navigating full-time work and/or parenting during graduate school. Events are from 4 pm – 6:30 pm EST.

Time Session Presenter Zoom Link
4:00 Welcome and College Overview Melissa Pasquinelli and Myron Floyd
4:15 Applying to Graduate School: Tips on Finding an Advisor and More! Sarah Slover
5:00 Balancing Graduate School & Parenting Moderator: Jelena Vukomanovic
5:00 Working Full Time While Attending Grad School: It Can Be Done! Moderator: Erin Adair
5:30 Finding & Applying for Fellowships Courtney Hughes and Kristen Hetrick
5:30 Succeeding in an Online Program Eric Money
6:00 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resources and Support Stacy Nelson and David Shafer

Day 2 - Wednesday, December 2

Admissions, Department Research, Faculty and Students

Learn about each graduate program in the College of Natural Resources. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with faculty and current students and learn more about the admissions process for specific programs, including online-only and professional master’s degree programs. Events are from 4 pm – 6:30 p. EST.

Time Session Presenter Zoom Link

Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Management

4:00 Opportunities in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Management Yu-Fai Leung, Anju Singh
4:20 Research Areas in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Management Moderator: Yu-Fai Leung
4:20 Online Programs in Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Management Moderator: Erin Adair
4:50 Chat With Current Students Moderator: Caitlin Reilly

Forestry and Environmental Resources

4:00 Opportunities in Forestry & Environmental Resources Sarah Slover, Ted Shear, Nils Peterson
4:15 Graduate Programs in Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology Nils Peterson
4:15 Graduate Programs in Forest Management and Natural Resources Ted Shear
4:15 Graduate and Certificate Programs in Environmental Assessment & Renewable Energy Assessment Linda Taylor
4:30 Chat With Current Students TBA
5:15 Application Q&A Ted Shear and Sarah Slover

Center for Geospatial Analytics

4:00 Online Programs in GIS and Geospatial Information Science & Technology Eric Money
4:30 Interdisciplinary Data Science: PhD in Geospatial Analytics Rachel Kasten

Forest Biomaterials

4:00 Advance Your Career: Online Programs in Forest Biomaterials Joel Pawlak
4:30 Leaders in Sustainability: Masters & PhD in Forest Biomaterials Joel Pawlak, Michele Serrano