• Acclaimed Alumnus Gives Public Lecture

Ken Sherman discusses his Suffolk roots and his latest achievements

Suffolk alumnus Kenneth Sherman (BS '54), recipient of the 2010 Göteborg Award for Sustainable Development, considered the environmental equivalent of the Nobel prize, will be at Suffolk on Tuesday, February 1st for a day of campus events.

Student Luncheon
Noon-2pm
Poetry Center, Sawyer Library

Networking Reception
5pm-5:30pm
Donahue Building, Room 311

Public Lecture
5:30pm-7pm
Donahue Building, Room 311

Dr. Sherman will talk about the vast career that led him to meet the Crown Princess of Sweden at last November's Göteborg Award ceremony.

Sherman is a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientist and an adjunct professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. He is also director of NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Marine Ecosystem Studies and of the NOAA Fisheries Narragansett, RI Laboratory. The prestigious Göteborg Award recognized Sherman's work with large marine ecosystems (LMEs), a revolutionary way to view the oceans as a series of connected, yet distinct ecosystems based on topography, water depths, and productivity and food chain dynamics.

 

Student Luncheon for Suffolk students and faculty only, all other events are open to the public.

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