Skip to main content
Intellect

CO2 threat subject for BYU Kennedy Center lecture Feb. 12

Tyler Volk, professor of biology at New York University, will be speaking at Brigham Young University’s David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies Friday, Feb. 12, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

His subject will be “CO2 Rising: The World’s Greatest Environmental Challenge.”

Volk received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the University of Michigan and his master’s degree and doctorate from New York University in applied science.

After his undergraduate education, Volk worked for a number of years as a private builder during which he published technical notes on a solar-heated bath that he designed, tested and constructed.

He has also worked for NASA building math models for future space projects. He continues research in neurobiology, consciousness and expressions of human patterns. He also studies efficiencies of various ecosystems and metapatterns, which are patterns of patterns.

For more information, contact Lee Simons at (801) 422-2652.

Writer: Brandon Garrett

Related Articles

data-content-type="article"

Forum: Building the beloved community

October 26, 2021
Rev. Dr. Andrew Teal, a chaplain and Fellow at Pembroke College, delivered the forum address to campus on Tuesday. He spoke on building a beloved community — the theme for this year’s forums.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

New personal branding course educating BYU student-athletes on business in the time of NIL

October 26, 2021
Class teaches principles of success for life beyond college athletics
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
data-content-type="article"

A megafire induced over a century’s worth of erosion near Utah Lake — but there’s more to the story, say BYU scientists

October 22, 2021
In burned watersheds where the wildfire had consumed stabilizing vegetation and leaf litter, the rain had caused massive erosion. There was a 2,000-fold increase in sediment flux compared to unburned areas, creating a plume of ash and soil moving into Utah Lake that was visible from space.
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText= overrideTextAlignment=
overrideBackgroundColorOrImage= overrideTextColor= overrideTextAlignment= overrideCardHideSection=false overrideCardHideByline=false overrideCardHideDescription=false overridebuttonBgColor= overrideButtonText=