Videos, podcast and other multimedia created by the Dragonfly community
Dragonfly‘s fifth Diversity Cafe on July 15, 2021, features Jessie Young, a Creole Belizean woman and a strong advocate for the environment and conservation. She was instrumental in establishing the world-famous Community Baboon Sanctuary and
Dragonfly‘s fourth Cafe on June 17, 2021, features brothers Austin and Taylor Parker of Pelecanus, a conservation-based collective committed to telling stories and demonstrating optimism through science, presenting cutting-edge conservation and the role communications play
Dragonfly Diversity Cafe Virtual Talk & Discussion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Scholarly Research
Dragonfly‘s third Diversity Cafe on May 20, 2021, features Ginny Boehme, a science librarian at Miami University, and the library liaison to the Project Dragonfly program. Boehme’s passion lies in helping her students become informed, engaged, and
Dragonfly Diversity Cafes is a developing series of virtual talks focusing on international conservation, urban and rural ecology, inquiry-based education, nature connections, and other relevant topics. The cafes aim to elevate marginalized perspectives on diversity, equality,
Dragonfly‘s second Diversity Cafe on April 8, 2021, features Tanner Yess, Co-Executive Director at Groundwork Ohio River Valley of Groundwork USA, a national network of environmental justice-based nonprofits. Yess will discuss acknowledging the intersections of
Dragonfly‘s inaugural Diversity Cafe on March 18, 2021 features National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Knauss Fellow Dr. Emily Horton. Dr. Horton will share her perspective on gender, wellbeing, and alternative governance narratives in small-scale
Project Dragonfly‘s Associate Director of Master’s Programs Kevin Matteson and Graduate Student Services Manager Connie Malone as well as Dragonfly alums and current instructional team members, T’Noya Thompson and Ken Willman, provide details and respond to
Antoinette van de Water (Bring The Elephant Home, Project Dragonfly-Miami University alum) conducts research on sustainable solutions for human-elephant coexistence. In a study under the supervision of Future For Nature winner Dr. Lucy King, she
Episode 5:Biodiversity conservation Dragonfly team members and instructors Jeannie Miller Martin and Ramana Callan join host Kevin Matteson to discuss the required readings for this discussion as well as thoughts on mainstreaming biodiversity. Towards the end of
A discussion with Tory Lowe (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Ana Baratta (email@example.com) from the Rinella Learning Center at Miami University. Hosted by Kevin Matteson (firstname.lastname@example.org) from Project Dragonfly. Contact any of us with additional comments or questions!
Check out the conversation below with Kevin Matteson (Associate Director of Masters Programs with Project Dragonfly), Beth Keskey (GFP student) and Alisha Singleton (AIP student). Beth and Alicia describe the process of developing their Ecospots
Episode 3: Extinction and its consequences Dragonfly team members and instructors Ramana Callan, Kendra Cipollini, and Kevin Matteson discuss the following required readings for this discussion as well as their personal feelings about extinctions. We start off discussing extinct
Episode 2: Invasive Species Dragonfly team members and instructors Amy Sullivan, Judy Metcalf, and Kevin Matteson discuss the following required readings for this discussion as well as their interactions with invasive species. Enjoy! Notable quotes: “When you
Our hearts are with our friends in Australia as they deal with the aftermath of hundreds of devastating fires. Our AIP Master Institutions are joining efforts to help victims of the bushfires. Click below to
Friday, February 14, 2020 12:00-1:30 PM (ET) In this stream, Dr. Shelby Summers Ballard discusses job searching and interviewing tips to assist Miami University graduate students in their post-study job search.
Streaming live from the Barrows Lecture Series at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Wednesday, March 11, 2020 7:00-9:00 PM (ET) Gary Nabhan is an ethnobiologist, nature writer, and world expert on the people, plants
Global Field Program alum Antoinette van de Water recently presented her research on human-elephant coexistence at TedxVeghel. Her presentation includes several projects initiated during her time in the GFP. In her presentation she states: “I
Dan Marsh, Director of Education at the award-winning Cincinnati Zoo, presents a wildlife conservation talk on “Success and Consequences: Who does Namibia’s wildlife belong to?” Sponsored by Individualized Studies (Western Program) and the Western Center
Going live Friday, November 8th, 2019 from 12-1:30 pm. This presentation, by Learning Specialists Tory Lowe and Anna Baratta from Miami University’s Rinella Learning Center, will cover effective ways to teach students how to learn.
Project Dragonfly‘s Associate Director of Master’s Programs Kevin Matteson and Director of Communications and Research Jamie Anzano provide details and respond to questions about the Global Field Program, the Advanced Inquiry Program, and Earth Expeditions. Check
Project Dragonfly‘s Director of Communications and Research Jamie Anzano and Associate Director of Master’s Programs Kevin Matteson provide details and respond to questions about the Global Field Program, the Advanced Inquiry Program, and Earth Expeditions. Links