Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 5:30 pm
Event Location: 
Construction & Engineering Hall
Free but RSVP is required

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The Department of Integrative Biology is delighted to welcome George James (Jim) Kenagy to OSU as the 2023 Robert M. Storm Distinguished Lecture Speaker. Jim Kenagy is a Professor of Biology and Curator of Mammals, Emeritus at the University of Washington and author of the delightful book Everyday Creatures: A Naturalist on the Surprising Beauty of Ordinary Life in Wild Places. He will present a lecture titled "Survival in the Desert: Coping with Heat, Aridity, and Scarce Resources. 

Please join us at the LaSells Stewart Center on the Oregon State University campus for the events of the evening. We will begin with a reception in the Giustina Gallery at 5:30 pm, then the lecture at 7 pm in the Construction and Engineering Hall. Immediately following the lecture will be a book signing (books will be available) and interactive display tables in the Myrtle Tree Alcove. 

If you are unable to join us in person, this year's lecture will also be delivered via Zoom at If you do not have a Zoom account, please join us on YouTube at

Learn more about the Robert M. Storm Distinguished Lecture and to RSVP.