Two Allegheny College students spent this past summer learning about creative solutions to combat climate change during their internships with Second Nature, a nonprofit organization working to accelerate climate action in higher education. Beatrice Foley ’24, an environmental science & sustainability (ESS) major with a history minor, and Victoria Balboa ’23, a double ESS and
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Allegheny College student Ethan Scott ’25 is in the business of changing the way people view nature and the world as a whole. An environmental science and sustainability major and economics minor, Scott has always had an interest in the outdoors. Now, he’s turning his passion for off-roading, adventuring, and camping into an overlanding vacation
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
Professor of Environmental Science Richard Bowden presented a poster, “Temperate Forest Soils Sequester as much Carbon as Trees in Response to Nitrogen Deposition,” at the National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research Program All-Scientists Meeting in Estes Park, Colorado. This 20-year project at the Harvard Forest Long-Term Ecological Research Site—which includes colleagues from the University of
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science TJ Eatmon has received an honorable mention in the 2013 Carnegie Science Awards. The program honors individuals and organizations from more than 15 categories who have distinguished themselves by making unparalleled contributions to science and technology in various disciplines. Eatmon was one of two teachers who earned an honorable mention
The National Park Service has published “Assessment of natural resource conditions in and adjacent to Biscayne National Park” (Natural Resource Report NPS/BISC/NRR/-2012/598, National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado). Jack Meeder, who teaches restoration ecology in the Department of Environmental Science, is a co-author, along with P. W. Harlem, J. N. Boyer, H. O. Bricèno, J.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science TJ Eatmon attended the Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) at Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia from July 14-27. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy, the institute brought together engineers and scientists from North, South, and Central America to address challenges and opportunities for
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science Kate Darby received the “Mapping the Environment with Sensory Perception” grant ($15,000 per grant participant plus travel and support for module development) from InTeGrate (Interdisciplinary Teaching of Geoscience for a Sustainable Future). Over the next two years, she will be working with an interdisciplinary team of collaborators from Illinois State and Illinois Valley
Two Junior Seminar classes taught by Liz Olson, assistant professor of global health & development and environmental studies, each presented their community-focused projects to the campus community on April 26 in Carr Hall. First, the Environmental Science/Studies Junior Seminar presented their project, designed to inform community members in northwestern Pennsylvania about hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. They
Work on global climate change and sea level rise by Environmental Science instructor Jack Meeder and Peter Harlem (Florida International University) was presented on the Senate floor on July 9, 2013.