A happy hour forum for science and culture, Cafés offer a unique experience for adults to explore our world from distinct and surprising viewpoints—drawing connections between scientific research, culture, environment and everyday life. Enjoy lively talks on a variety of topics led by guest speakers from the University of Minnesota and beyond along with the atmosphere of the Bryant Lake Bowl theater in Minneapolis.
7 pm (doors at 6 pm)
Tickets $5-$12, available online or at the door
Stay tuned for future events!
May 2017: Bringing Biology to Biomimetics
Emilie Snell-Rood, Associate Professor, UMN Ecology, Evolution and Behavior
April 2017: Crocodilian Superdads: Gharial on the Chambal River in north India
Jeff Lang, Conservation biologist, UMN Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology
March 2017: Hunting Knowledge and Gathering Herbs: Rastafari Bush Doctors in South Africa
Lisa Aston Philander, Curator of the UMN College of Biological Sciences Conservatory, Department of Plant Biology
February 2017: Forest Keepers: Science, Spirituality & Conservation among the Batak Tribe
J. Scott Dodds, award-winning ethnographic filmmaker
January 2017: The Beautiful Problem of Turbulence
Sam Stewart, Ph.D. student, UMN Department of Mathematics
December 2016: Moving Minnesota: Reinventing the Bell Museum Dioramas
Don Luce, Curator of Exhibits, Bell Museum of Natural History
November 2016: What Should a Clever Moose Eat?
Dr. John Pastor, Ecosystem Ecologist, UMN-Duluth Department of Biology
October 2016: The Fungi Around Us
Kat Sweeney, Researcher, UMN Department of Plant Pathology
September 2016: The Dazzling Dr. Spilhaus
Sharon Moen, Communications Coordinator, Minnesota Sea Grant & author of "With Tomorrow in Mind: How Athelstan Spilhaus Turned America Toward the Future"