Jan 29, 2021
An Up-Close Look at Pollination Ecology
April Sharp is an Environmental Sciences student who conducted an independent research project over the summer. She used light microscopy to process and identify different pollen samples, which she then used to observe patterns of pollination spillover. To read more about April's research project, click here.
Oct 7, 2020
Persevering with the Thrushes
Vanessa Merritt is a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology student who spent her summer studying Hermit Thrushes. Although her original plans were canceled due to COVID-19, Vanessa was still able to work from home on a research project that follows Hermit Thrushes in the Appalachian Mountains.
Aug 28, 2020
The Feathered Hermits of the Woods
Grainne O'Grady is a Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology student who spent her summer in the Black Mountains studying the Hermit Thrush. While she was there, she and her group recaptured specific birds that they had tagged with GPS trackers last year.
May 6, 2020
Don’t Be Trashy
Alyssa Quackenbush is an Environmental Sciences student who conducted research about marine debris in the Pamlico Sound salt marshes.
Jan 23, 2020
Hog Farm, Sunshine, and Lots of Ammonium
Arunabh Saikia is an Environmental Technology and Management student who had the opportunity to conduct research on whether trees located near a hog farm were able to reduce concentrations of atmospheric ammonium.
Dec 2, 2019
Confronting Sustainable Energy Poverty in Zambia
Sriya Gottumukkula is an Environmental Sciences major who spent a summer in Zambia. She worked on several projects with the Energy Poverty PIRE, a program dedicated to providing access to energy services in Southern Africa.
Nov 21, 2019
Clean Water, Brought to You by Germany!
Daniel Amparo is an Environmental Technology and Management and Chemistry major who had the opportunity to travel to Germany. While he was there, he participated in a research project about modifying organic clay compounds.
Nov 15, 2019
Coconuts, Donuts, and Conch: An Insight into Bahamian Culture
Nathan Han, an Environment Science student, traveled to the Bahamas for research, and fell in love with the hospitality of the islands.
Nov 15, 2019
The Costa Rica Adventure: Wildlife Research and Videography in One of the Planet’s Premier Biodiversity Hotspots!
Ben Zino, a Conservation Biology student, traveled to Costa Rica and volunteered as a field research assistant.
Nov 13, 2019
Microbes Took Me to Europe
Environmental Science Major, Phoenix Spivey, traveled to Vienna, Austria to present her biosphere research.