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)
Congratulations to Katelyn Boisvert (C'20) on being named a Udall Scholar. Enjoy the full story in Emory News !
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
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
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
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
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
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
Whether it is an “aha” moment or a more gradual process, it is always compelling to hear from alumni about how they decided on environmental sciences as a major and how that decision has unfolded into a career. For Zachary Hennessee (08OX, 10C), fascination with the natural world has been the springboard to a career… Continue reading Considering law school? ENVS alumnus Zachary Hennessee (08OX, 10C) discovered his interest in law through experiences inside and outside of the classroom.
As a master's student in environmental sciences, Cande Bergero (G'19) was ready for the experience in Katowice, Poland for the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP). She thoughtfully reflects on her experience through her personal blog, capturing what the work at the COP meant to her academically and personally. She also published a video of… Continue reading MS/ENVS student, Cande Bergero (G’19), attends the UNFCCC/COP 24 in Katowice, Poland