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Alumni in ENVS, Graduate Research, Student Field Research, Student Research

BS/MPH 4+1 alumna, Miranda Mitchell: Choose Your Own Adventure

Miranda Mitchell (C'18, RSPH '19) So excited to see this accomplished alumna appear in a spotlight profile for the Rollins School of Public Health. We invite you to enjoy learning more about Miranda's experience as a BS/MPH 4+1 student by clicking this link. Miranda's adventures in Costa Rica conducting field research were profiled in February… Continue reading BS/MPH 4+1 alumna, Miranda Mitchell: Choose Your Own Adventure

Climate Action, Student Field Research

Student reflections on attending the UNFCCC/COP

As an Emory student attending the UNFCCC/COP, the experience is multi-faceted. For some, it is a life-changing experience. For others, it affirms their academic and career interest working to continue the important work of addressing climate change. And for others, it gives them an opportunity to present research to an international audience. Whatever the takeaway,… Continue reading Student reflections on attending the UNFCCC/COP

Climate Action

Since 2015, Emory has sent a student delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC/COP)

What is the UNFCCC? Ratified in 1992, the UNFCCC is the first global treaty addressing climate change, which created this body and meets yearly to discuss progress and take bold action. The Kyoto Protocol and more recent Paris Agreement are other landmark treaties that have come out of these annual meetings. Emory has sent delegations… Continue reading Since 2015, Emory has sent a student delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC/COP)

Student Awards, Student Research

2019 Hickcox Award Recipient – Camille Mosley

Commencement is always bittersweet, while we rejoice in the accomplishments of ENVS graduates, we are sad to say goodbye to students who have made a real difference in the ENVS community.  Since 2015, the Department of Environmental Sciences has been honored to present the Hickcox award to a graduating senior. Named in honor of ENVS… Continue reading 2019 Hickcox Award Recipient – Camille Mosley

Faculty Awards, Faculty in the News, Faculty Research

Professor Saikawa & Professor Brosi Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring – Commencement 2019

We are thrilled to celebrate with Professors Saikawa & Brosi in their Emory College of Arts & Sciences awards for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. Recognized at Emory's Commencement ceremony on May 13, 2019, Professor Saikawa received the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching and Professor Brosi received the Emory College Award for Academic Advising.… Continue reading Professor Saikawa & Professor Brosi Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring – Commencement 2019

Student Awards, Student Research

Congratulations to Maya Bradford (C’20), recipient of the 2019 Lester Scholarship

The Department of Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the 2019 Lester Scholarship has been awarded to Maya Bradford (C’20). The Lester Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement in environmental science and leadership in the department. During her first year at Emory, Maya was keen to blend her twin passions – creative writing and environmental science.… Continue reading Congratulations to Maya Bradford (C’20), recipient of the 2019 Lester Scholarship

Student Awards, Student Research

Congratulations to ENVS Students Completing Honors and Master’s Theses – May 2019

Congratulations to all of the ENVS students who successfully defended their honors or master's thesis this spring. As always, we are overwhelmed with the scholarship, curiosity and talent of students in ENVS. Please join us in celebrating their success! Pictured left to right: Halle Bradshaw (MS/ENVS),“The Effect of a State's Commitment on Policy Responsiveness of… Continue reading Congratulations to ENVS Students Completing Honors and Master’s Theses – May 2019

Graduate Research, Student Research

Emily Strahan (MS/ENVS) Thesis Research in Madagascar

My name is Emily Strahan and I am currently a first-year master’s student in Emory’s Department of Environmental Sciences. I received my bachelor’s degree in Fisheries and Wildlife Science (concentration in wildlife science) from the University of Georgia in 2017. I’ve held internships at Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE) and Zoo Atlanta, and most… Continue reading Emily Strahan (MS/ENVS) Thesis Research in Madagascar

Student Field Research, Student Research

Mapping Georgia’s Working Waterfronts: Notes from the field

In the spring of 2019, students at Emory University enrolled in a special topics field course studying Coastal Georgia: Geography, History and Politics of Fishing Culture in the Department of Environmental Sciences. Students learned in the field and classroom about Georgia’s unique coastal cultural heritage.  The  class focused on the culture, history, and geography of… Continue reading Mapping Georgia’s Working Waterfronts: Notes from the field