Articles: Tag: environmental science

Allegheny College Student Expands Perspectives, Combines Academic Interests While Studying in Paris

Faythe Schulte ’23 spent the spring 2022 semester deepening her knowledge of French culture by interning for an architectural firm in Paris and enrolling in French architecture, literature, and art history courses. Equally important, Schulte says, was what she learned while walking the streets of Paris. “When you explore new places, you learn so much

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Eatmon, Pallant and Laurence Author Chapter in “Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives”

A chapter titled “Food Production as an Integrating Context for Campus Sustainability,” co-authored by Associate Professor of Environmental Science TJ Eatmon, Professor of Environmental Science Eric Pallant and Samantha Laurence ’14 has been published in the book Implementing Campus Greening Initiatives: Approaches, Methods, and Perspectives, edited by Walter Leal and published by Springer. The chapter

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Waggett and Washko Recognized as “Campus Sustainability Champions”

Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Global Health Studies Caryl Waggett and Susan Washko ’16 were recently recognized as “Campus Sustainability Champions” by the Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium. Professor Waggett was praised as the long-time director of Healthy Homes, Healthy Children and for her related efforts linking environmental and human health. Susan was recognized for

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Environmental Science Students, Staff and Faculty Present at Environmental Resource Consortium

Numerous students, staff and Environmental Science faculty members presented at the 2014 Annual Pennsylvania Environmental Resource Consortium, “Engaging Sustainability,” held at Pennsylvania State University, State College. Presenters and their projects are: Sarah Swartz ’15 and Geoffrey Bristow (PA Department of Environmental Protection): “Comparative Analysis of Solar Arrays in Northwest Pennsylvania” Sadie Stuart ’15 and Professor

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ES Seniors Present Their Research at Regional Science Symposium

Several seniors in the Department of Environmental Science presented their research at the Regional Science Consortium’s Annual Symposium in Erie on November 7. Katherine Burgert presented her 2014 summer research conducted with Professor Casey Bradshaw-Wilson, titled “The Effects of Interspecific Competition on the Diets of Two Darter Species, Etheostoma zonale and E. blennioides, in Two

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Bedford, Stickel and Eatmon Present Poster at Environmental Education Conference

Sydney Bedford ’15, Jessica Stickel ’15, and Assistant Professor of Environmental Science TJ Eatmon presented a poster titled “Classroom Aquaponics: Measuring Outcomes of a 3-Year Service Learning Experience” at the 43rd Annual Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education on October 11 in Ottawa, Canada. The presentation highlighted the results of a survey

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Shaffer Gives Talk on Sustainable Forest Management Practices

GIS Manager and Instructor of Environmental Science Chris Shaffer gave a talk titled “Sustainable Forest Management Practices: Identification and Prioritization of Forest Landowners in NWPA for Targeted Outreach Campaign” at the 2014 Northwest Pennsylvania Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Conference at Clarion University of Pennsylvania on October 16. This conference showcases how GIS, GPS, and remote

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Wissinger and Allegheny Grads Present Paper at Joint Aquatic Societies Meeting

Co-authors Amanda Klemmer ’09, Emily Thornton ’10, Marieke Perchik ’11, Cameron Eddy ’12, and Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Scott Wissinger presented the paper “Density-dependent Cross-Links Between Detritus Processing and Benthic Algae in Shallow Ponds and Wetlands” at the 2014 Joint Aquatic Societies Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Klemmer is pursuing a Ph.D. in Aquatic

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Journal Article Details Research from College’s Bousson Experimental Forest

Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden and Lauren Deem ’13 co-authored “Litter Input Controls on Soil Carbon in a Temperate Deciduous Forest” in a special edition of the Soil Science Society of America Journal. The paper, based on a 20-year experiment at Allegheny’s Bousson Experimental Forest, showed that soil C is susceptible to decreases in

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Branby Presents on Role of Creek Connections in Watershed Education

Laura Branby, Pittsburgh field educator for Creek Connections, presented on the role of Creek Connections in western PA K-12 watershed education and stream health analysis at the Ohio River Basin Consortium for Research and Education Symposium at Robert Morris University. The group brings together universities, colleges, governmental agencies, industries, and individuals to promote inter-institutional research,

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