M.S. in Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science

Tropical Conservation Biology and Environmental Science - M.S. Program Seminars

Upcoming seminars

**Seminar Title:** Cultivating Civility: Strategies for a Positive Working and Learning Environment  
**Speaker:**  Jennifer Stotter and Alana Ortiz  
**When:** Friday, February 23, 2:00 pm HST  
**Where:**  In-person at UH Hilo, Wentworth Building, Room 1 and online via Zoom [https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/91645622125](https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/91645622125)  
Meeting ID: 916 4562 2125  
Passcode: TCBES

Seminar Title: Cultivating Civility: Strategies for a Positive Working and Learning Environment
Speaker: Jennifer Stotter and Alana Ortiz
When: Friday, February 23, 2:00 pm HST
Where: In-person at UH Hilo, Wentworth Building, Room 1 and online via Zoom https://hawaii.zoom.us/j/91645622125
Meeting ID: 916 4562 2125
Passcode: TCBES

Abstract: In modern learning and professional settings, fostering civility is crucial for nurturing respect, inclusion, collaboration, and productivity. This workshop offers practical strategies to promote civility in workplaces, emphasizing its role in enhancing well-being, reducing conflicts, and boosting organizational performance. Topics covered include understanding civility in learning and workplace settings, addressing hostile environments, improving communication, advancing diversity and inclusion, and cultivating empathy among team members. By empowering participants to tackle incivility and cultivate respectful environments, this workshop aims to foster professionalism and mutual respect for enhanced individual and organizational success.

Spring 2024 Seminar Schedule

All seminars speakers are subject to change and the following talks are open to the public:

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 19 Holger Kreft, Ph.D. Impacts of land-use change on tropical biodiversity and ecosystem functions
Feb 2 Leslie Cole-Brooks Environmental Advocacy and the Legislative Process
Feb 23 Jennifer Stotter Understanding the Office of Equal Opportunity
Apr 5 Ramzi I. Mansour County of Hawai'i Department of Environmental Management
Apr 26 Franny Brewer State of Hawai'i Legislative Session 2024 - Outcomes for the Environment

Past Seminars

Details of past seminars can be found in our Archived Seminars Section