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)

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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)

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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

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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

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Considering law school? ENVS alumnus Zachary Hennessee (08OX, 10C) discovered his interest in law through experiences inside and outside of the classroom.

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.

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ENVS Early Career Profile: Sara Kuhn (C’16)

Sara surveying North Georgia streams for the federally threatened Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis), North America's largest salamander As a new freshmen class begins their Emory journey this fall, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on how this journey begins for students in the Department of Environmental Sciences (ENVS). For some students, the idea… Continue reading ENVS Early Career Profile: Sara Kuhn (C’16)

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The PhD Track: ENVS Alumna, Jessica Deere (C’13, RSPH’16)

In the fall of 2009, Jessica Deere (C’13, RSPH’16), embarked on an academic journey that has taken her all over the United States and all around the world.  She found her starting point right away in the fall of 2009 when she was paired with an academic advisor in the Department of Environmental Sciences (ENVS)… Continue reading The PhD Track: ENVS Alumna, Jessica Deere (C’13, RSPH’16)

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ENVS alumnus Joshua Zaffos (C’98) reflects on his writing career

As a department, Environmental Sciences is relatively new. In the late 1990's, the pre-cursor, along with the former Geology Department, to the current department was the Human & Natural Ecology (HNE) major and it was the interest and passion of these students that helped shape what has become one of the most popular departments on… Continue reading ENVS alumnus Joshua Zaffos (C’98) reflects on his writing career

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ENVS Alumna, Rae Wynn-Grant (C’06): PhD research and career in conservation science

Recently we caught up with ENVS alumna Rae Wynn-Grant (C'06). Rae's story is a familiar one here in the department - students who arrive at Emory considering one academic path, discover ENVS and then find themselves on an academic trajectory they had not even imagined. Rae's story is a testament to the individual attention that… Continue reading ENVS Alumna, Rae Wynn-Grant (C’06): PhD research and career in conservation science

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Protecting America’s Rivers: ENVS alumna, Jenny Hoffner (C’91)

It is always a pleasure to catch up with alumni and we are so pleased to profile Emory alumna, Jennifer Hoffner. Jenny's experience at Emory is a testament to Emory's commitment to a personalized academic experience. Her journey at Emory to create an experience that was meaningful, both personally and academically, is inspiring. We hope… Continue reading Protecting America’s Rivers: ENVS alumna, Jenny Hoffner (C’91)