Alumni in ENVS, Internships, Student Field Research

Swimming Against The Tide: ENVS alumna, Emily Reynolds (C’12)

Emily Reynolds (C’12) has always loved the water. As a competitive swimmer, she marveled at the speed at which marine mammals moved through the water. Her swimming career and academic interests brought her to Emory’s campus in 2008 and her passion for the environment, particularly marine science, brought her to the Department of Environmental Sciences!… Continue reading Swimming Against The Tide: ENVS alumna, Emily Reynolds (C’12)

Alumni in ENVS

Snake Tracker: ENVS alumnus, Eric Breer (C’18)

Eric working with the king cobras on the reserve Three months ago, Eric Breer (C'18), embarked on an opportunity to conduct field research in Thailand tracking king cobras and burmese pythons in the forest and agricultural areas around the Sakaerat Biosphere Reserve. Eric's days are filled tracking his favorite reptiles and encountering critically endangered species,… Continue reading Snake Tracker: ENVS alumnus, Eric Breer (C’18)

Alumni in ENVS, Internships

ENVS Alumna, Tessa Cafritz (C’17): Defining a career bringing environmental education to the public

As students navigate the start of the school year, we always welcome reflections on how students found their way to study environmental sciences at Emory. Their stories and experience are often a balm for freshmen wondering how their own Emory experience will unfold. Often students arrive uncertain about what to take and what it means… Continue reading ENVS Alumna, Tessa Cafritz (C’17): Defining a career bringing environmental education to the public

Student Field Research, Student Research

Undergraduate Research at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

Annie Schiffer (C'20) My name is Annie Schiffer, and I am a senior studying biology and environmental sciences in the college. I am currently working on an honors thesis with Dr. Berry Brosi in the Department of Environmental Sciences, studying plant-pollinator networks and community ecology in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Before joining Dr. Brosi’s team,… Continue reading Undergraduate Research at the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory

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