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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)

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André Delva (C’13) Awarded Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

Growing up in Tampa, FL, André Delva (C’13) was looking for a chance to spread his wings when he applied to colleges and universities as a high school student. Applying to schools up and down the east coast, Emory University was a school to which he applied on a whim and lucky for Emory, it… Continue reading André Delva (C’13) Awarded Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

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Next stop, medical school: ENVS alumna, Kristen Cross (C’13).

A double major in Environmental Sciences and Biology, Kristen Cross graduated in 2013 from Emory and has recently been accepted into medical school. As she embarks on her next step, she was gracious enough to share some of the experiences that made her time at Emory in the Department of Environmental Sciences meaningful. 1. How… Continue reading Next stop, medical school: ENVS alumna, Kristen Cross (C’13).