News & Media

Official News From the Office of Communications

Murphree Hosts Webinar, Teaches Workshop, Attends Summit

On Sept. 16, Dr. Steve Murphree, professor of biology, hosted the Greening University Campuses Environmental Protection Agency Webinar on the Belmont campus with officials from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation. Besides the webinar and luncheon, the group from local area universities toured the Belmont campus including McWhorter Hall’s green roof.
Murphree also taught a five-hour workshop titled “The World of Invertebrates: Pollinators, Predators, Pests and Parasitoids” as a part of the Tennessee Naturalist Program at Owl’s Hill Nature Sanctuary on Sept. 18.
On Sept. 22, Murphree and Fred Thompson, director of Plant Operations, attended the Bed Bug Summit at the Lentz Public Health Center in Nashville, where they spoke about previous bed bug infestations of the Belmont campus and how these were handled.