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

Student Awards, Student Research

2019 Hickcox Award Recipient – Camille Mosley

Commencement is always bittersweet, while we rejoice in the accomplishments of ENVS graduates, we are sad to say goodbye to students who have made a real difference in the ENVS community.  Since 2015, the Department of Environmental Sciences has been honored to present the Hickcox award to a graduating senior. Named in honor of ENVS… Continue reading 2019 Hickcox Award Recipient – Camille Mosley

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