Every year it is our honor to choose an ENVS graduating senior who displays significant leadership, presence and service within the ENVS department and Emory community. The Hickcox Award is named in honor of ENVS distinguished Emeritus Professor (and Waffles King), C. Woodbridge Hickcox, or Woody as we know him. Every year it is a… Continue reading 2023 Hickcox Award
McMullan Award honors Clare McCarthy’s work as a changemaker
May 1, 2023 We invite you to read the full story on Clare's award in Emory News. Story by April Hunt and photo by Kay Hinton. Congratulations, Clare!
ENVS Lab Life!
By Easton Lane, 25C PROKOPEC LAB Bella Roeske Bella Roeske (24C) is an Environmental Science Major in the BS/MPH 4+1 program with Department of Environmental Health in the Rollins School of Public Health, which allows undergraduates to complete a Bachelor’s of Science in ENVS and a Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental… Continue reading ENVS Lab Life!
Amazon Field Research Trip Reflection – Spring 2023
By: Anyssa Fernandez, 23C When most people ask a typical college student what they plan to do over spring break, they don't expect a senior to say they are going to spend it doing field work. I on the other hand was more than willing to spend my 10 days exploring and researching the Amazon Rainforest.… Continue reading Amazon Field Research Trip Reflection – Spring 2023
David Nifong (17Ox 19C) paves the way for young change-makers as Decatur’s Energy and Sustainability Manager
By Easton Lane 25C Environmental science is all about making a positive impact on your community, city, country, and even on the world. Decatur’s Energy and Sustainability Manager, David Nifong, has lived that experience. Just two years after graduating Emory University with a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences and Community Building and Social Change in… Continue reading David Nifong (17Ox 19C) paves the way for young change-makers as Decatur’s Energy and Sustainability Manager
Emory students promote youth power at U.N. climate conference
By Carol Clark Nov. 18, 2022 - Emory News Emory students helped raise the profiles of youth activists during this year’s United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, better known as COP, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. A delegation of five Emory undergraduates and four graduate students, led by Eri Saikawa, associate professor of environmental sciences, attended… Continue reading Emory students promote youth power at U.N. climate conference
2022 Green Careers Internship Fund Recipients
Created and edited by Easton Lane 25C Alexis German 25C Internship Organization: Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary Over summer 2022, Alexis German interned at the Yellow River Wildlife Sanctuary, specializing in animal care for primates and other animals. When she started looking for internships in spring 2022, German was undecided on which path to pursue, but… Continue reading 2022 Green Careers Internship Fund Recipients
ENVS undergraduates Eliza Grenci (23C) and Yulia Gu (25C) engage with hands-on environmental internships during summer 2022
Eliza Grenci 23C Over summer 2022, Eliza Grenci 23C interned at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, Maine, researching the growth and physiology of cultured oysters in the Damariscotta River Estuary. In addition to gaining valuable experience in hands-on marine research, Grenci also presented the findings of her research at the SEA Fellows Summer Science… Continue reading ENVS undergraduates Eliza Grenci (23C) and Yulia Gu (25C) engage with hands-on environmental internships during summer 2022
Mae Bowen (16C) fights pollution as trial attorney
Adapted for web by Easton Lane 25C Between witnessing the Paris Agreement at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 21 and being one of Lord Dooley’s spokespeople, Mae Bowen’s (16C) time as an Emory Environmental Sciences (ENVS) Major was unique and impactful, laying the foundations for an inspiring career in environmental law,… Continue reading Mae Bowen (16C) fights pollution as trial attorney
MS in ENVS student, Kelly Coles, breaks new ground studying Schwalbea americana
Story and photos by Kelly Coles 23G/Adapted for web by Easton Lane 25C Kelly Coles, Schwalbea hunter Despite Kelly Coles' fascination with nature’s intricacies, her academic interests weren’t always in the environmental arena; having graduated the University of West Georgia with a Masters in Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology, she first became a preschool teacher. Combining… Continue reading MS in ENVS student, Kelly Coles, breaks new ground studying Schwalbea americana