Graduate Research, Student Field Research, Student Research

Bat ecology in the era of pandemics

Amanda Vicente, a PhD student in the Gillespie Lab, researches cave dwelling bats in her native Costa Rica. Amanda's important research, supported by ENVS BS/MPH students and ENVS undergraduates, is featured in an outstanding article from Carol Clark with Emory Communications. Enjoy the full article here: Bat ecology in the era of pandemics Congratulations to… Continue reading Bat ecology in the era of pandemics

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

Graduate Research, Student Research

Emily Strahan (MS/ENVS) Thesis Research in Madagascar

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

Climate Action, Graduate Research

MS/ENVS student, Cande Bergero (G’19), attends the UNFCCC/COP 24 in Katowice, Poland

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

Graduate Research, Student Field Research

BS/MPH 4+1 student, Miranda Mitchell, conducts field research in Costa Rica

Photos in this piece are courtesy of Stanimira Deleva with the Brunca Bats Project  in Costa Rica Miranda Mitchell (4+1 BS/MPH) plans to research the disease ecology of bats in Costa Rica. Her primary advisor is Professor Thomas Gillespie, whose research focuses on global health, biodiversity and conservation. We caught up with Miranda at the end… Continue reading BS/MPH 4+1 student, Miranda Mitchell, conducts field research in Costa Rica

Climate Action, Faculty Research, Graduate Research

ENVS MS student, Geoff Martin (G’17), publishes paper on carbon emissions

Geoff Martin (G'17), the first student to graduate from the new ENVS/MS program recently co-authored a paper with Professor Saikawa titled "Effectiveness of state climate and energy policies in reducing power-sector CO2 emissions" in Nature Climate Change. Geoff currently serves as the Energy Coordinator for the Town of Hartford (Vermont). Geoff and Professor Saikawa's work… Continue reading ENVS MS student, Geoff Martin (G’17), publishes paper on carbon emissions