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Ashley Mui receives IGERT!

April 26, 2012

Ashley Mui, a former Delta intern with Harvey Seim, received an IGERT (Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship) to complete her PhD in Wind Energy at Iowa State.  The IGERT covers $30,000 a year, in addition to a six-month internship, … Continued

Kaylyn Siporin published!

April 26, 2012

Kaylyn Siporin’s in 2009/2010 Honors Thesis was just published in Estuaries and Coasts. Scott Ensign, now at USGS, Michael Piehler, Martin Doyle, and Lynn Leonard (UNCW) were all authors on the paper.

Philip Womble published by Harvard!

April 26, 2012

Philip Womble, a recent graduate in environmental science, reworked his undergraduate honors thesis with the help of his former advisor Martin Doyle.  Martin Doyle was associated with UNC-Chapel Hill at the time, but is now a professor at Duke University.  … Continued

Travel Scholarships!

April 24, 2012

Jessica Smith and Wilton Burns recieved Philips Ambassador Travel Scholarships for energy studies in Thailand Lauren Donoghue and Piya Kerdlap received Class of 38 Travel Scholarships.  Lauren will travel to Thailand to explore her interest in water resource management and … Continued

Student Summer Research in a Himalayan Forest, China

March 22, 2012

According to China’s State Forestry Administration, China increased its forest cover from 8.6% to 20.36% between 1949 and 2008. Driving this trend are reforestation programs like the Natural Forest Protection Program (NFPP), established in 1998 to control soil erosion after … Continued

Kristie Wendelberger Receives Botanical Garden Award

November 9, 2010

Kristie Wendelberger received The Botanical Garden Award at the April 2010 Association for Southeastern Biologists conference for her paper “Using an experimental technique to determine microsite preference when introducing endangered species.”