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.

Jun 15, 2019

Catching Turtles on Campus

Kyle Watkins, a Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology student, got to be an Intern Supervisor and work with box turtle surveys taking place on centennial campus.