Student Awards, Student Research

Congratulations to Maya Bradford (C’20), recipient of the 2019 Lester Scholarship

The Department of Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the 2019 Lester Scholarship has been awarded to Maya Bradford (C’20). The Lester Scholarship recognizes outstanding academic achievement in environmental science and leadership in the department. During her first year at Emory, Maya was keen to blend her twin passions – creative writing and environmental science.… Continue reading Congratulations to Maya Bradford (C’20), recipient of the 2019 Lester Scholarship

Student Awards, Student Research

Congratulations to ENVS Students Completing Honors and Master’s Theses – May 2019

Congratulations to all of the ENVS students who successfully defended their honors or master's thesis this spring. As always, we are overwhelmed with the scholarship, curiosity and talent of students in ENVS. Please join us in celebrating their success! Pictured left to right: Halle Bradshaw (MS/ENVS),“The Effect of a State's Commitment on Policy Responsiveness of… Continue reading Congratulations to ENVS Students Completing Honors and Master’s Theses – May 2019

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

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

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)

Internships, Student Research

ENVS/BBA Student Veronica “Ronnie” Nitkin: Exploring Sustainable Business in Nicaragua

Ronnie Nitkin is a third-year business administration and environmental sciences double major who hopes to work in business making supply chains for common products more sustainable. Her studies focus on sustainable business practices, food and supply chain sourcing, and environmental institutions. We caught up with Ronnie at the end of her spring break trip to… Continue reading ENVS/BBA Student Veronica “Ronnie” Nitkin: Exploring Sustainable Business in Nicaragua

Climate Action, Student Research

Emory Climate Talks Featured White Papers

The Looming Threat to Food Security By Lauren Balotin, '19C, Environmental Sciences and  Media Studies The adverse effects of climate change on food security and malnutrition are growing. Millions of individuals could face physical, emotional, and cognitive hardships due to undernutrition, or deficiency of energy, protein, or essential vitamins and minerals. As the effects of climate change… Continue reading Emory Climate Talks Featured White Papers

Student Field Research, Student Research

Field Season at Rocky Mountain Biological Lab

Andriana Miljanic (C'17) is spending part of her summer in Crested Butte, Colorado as part of Professor Brosi's field research team. She is documenting her experience for us in mini-blog posts and pictures each week. We are thrilled to follow along with Andriana as she studies in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Blog post 1:… Continue reading Field Season at Rocky Mountain Biological Lab

Student Awards, Student Research

Jennifer Fundora (C’18) – Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow

As a rising junior from Miami, Florida, Jennifer Fundora began her undergraduate career with the intention of majoring in International Studies. “My parents are originally from Cuba and my visits back to their hometown led me to dream of becoming the first US ambassador to Cuba” says Fundora. But after taking a freshmen seminar with… Continue reading Jennifer Fundora (C’18) – Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow

Student Awards, Student Research

2016 Fulbright Scholar – Camilla Schramek (C’16)

Emory College senior Camilla Schramek was named one of 10 Fulbright Study/Research Scholar recipients for the 2016-2017 school year in Denmark. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study/research projects. A candidate will submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country… Continue reading 2016 Fulbright Scholar – Camilla Schramek (C’16)