Event Recordings

48th Hefner Lecture with "Canopy Meg" Lowman


Thank you for joining us for an incredible 48th Hefner Lecture with "CanopyMeg" Lowman—famous tree climber, scientist, and author of The Arbornaut - A Life Exploring the 8th Continent in the Trees Above Us.

You can now view the recording of the lecture on the Hefner Museum’s YouTube channel. 

Hefner Lecture Recording

Meg Lowman Ph.D. Biology Department Seminar Presentation

You can now watch Meg Lowman Ph.D.'s professional seminar "Mission Green" on YouTube.  This presentation was given as part of the Miami University's weekly Biology Seminar program.

Managing Deer on Miami's Campus: Public Meeting

Managing Deer on Miami's Campus: Public Meeting May 5 7pm

On May 5, 2022 Miami University Natural Areas Committee invites public input on the topic of deer population management on University land.

Discussion was guided by the following two documents:

Members of the Natural Areas committee were in attendance to answer questions and listen to and consider community thoughts. For more information on this effort, email naturalareas@miamioh.edu

Hefner Lecture 2021- Recording Online!

An image of Rita Colwell Ph.D. Advertising the 47th Hefner Lecture

You can now watch a recording of Rita R. Colwell Ph.D.'s presentation at the 47th Hefner Lecture on the Hefner Museum's YouTube Channel.

Among many other accomplishments, Dr. Colwell is the first female director of the NSF and author of the recent book  "A Lab of One's Own: One Woman's Personal Journey Through Sexism in Science."  She has authored 18 other books, 800 scientific publications, and her contributions to science and public health have been recognized with 62 honorary degrees.


Hefner Lecture 2020 Recording

The Hefner Museum of Natural History's 46th Annual Hefner Lecture discusses the role of citizen science and new technology (iNaturalist) in the study of evolution.  You can watch the recording of the 2020 virtual lecture on YouTube.
Speakers Dr. Carrie Seltzer, iNaturalist Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, discusses the iNaturalist App and platform. Dr. Michael Moore, Biodiversity Post-doctoral Fellow at the Living Earth Institute at Washington University in St. Louis discusses his research using iNaturalist data to track variation in dragonfly wing pigmentation in response to temperature.