Student Awards, Student Field Research

2020 Hickcox Award Winner – Emilio Arias (C’20)

We are so pleased to announce Emilio Arias (C'20) has been awarded the 2020 Hickcox Award. Since 2015, the Department of Environmental Sciences has been honored to present the Hickcox award to a graduating senior. Named in honor of ENVS distinguished Emeritus Professor (and Waffles Thursday King), C. Woodbridge Hickcox, or Woody as we know… Continue reading 2020 Hickcox Award Winner – Emilio Arias (C’20)

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, 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)

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

Student Field Research, Student Research

Mapping Georgia’s Working Waterfronts: Notes from the field

In the spring of 2019, students at Emory University enrolled in a special topics field course studying Coastal Georgia: Geography, History and Politics of Fishing Culture in the Department of Environmental Sciences. Students learned in the field and classroom about Georgia’s unique coastal cultural heritage.  The  class focused on the culture, history, and geography of… Continue reading Mapping Georgia’s Working Waterfronts: Notes from the field

Student Field Research

Marine Ecology Field Experience -October 2018

During this semester’s Fall Break, eight intrepid Marine Ecology students squeezed themselves into the ENVS departmental van alongside microscopes, buckets, and zooplankton nets, and made their way down to Florida panhandle at Apalachicola Bay.  After a brief orientation to the ecosystems of Apalachicola Bay, St. Joseph Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico provided at the… Continue reading Marine Ecology Field Experience -October 2018

Internships, Student Field Research, Student Research

Summer REU: Camille Mosley (C’19)

In November of her junior year, ENVS/BS student Camille Mosley started her search for a summer internship. She knew it was going to take time to find the right opportunity to explore her interests in ecology and scientific education.  In her search, she used the abundant resources of The Career Center, specifically the Green Career Cluster… Continue reading Summer REU: Camille Mosley (C’19)

Student Field Research

ENVS 242: Field Studies in Ancient & Modern Environments (spring 2018)

Photo credit: Meg Withers Over spring break 2018, eleven students accompanied Professor Tony Martin on his bi-annual field course to San Salvador, Bahamas. Their experience in the field was not only rich in learning, but eye-opening in a host of other meaningful ways. Some of them were gracious enough to provide us with a brief reflection of… Continue reading ENVS 242: Field Studies in Ancient & Modern Environments (spring 2018)