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ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES NEWS

Adams ’16 Named Hollings Scholar

Brooke Adams '16 was recently named to the prestigious Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship Program. As a Hollings Scholar, Adams will be provided with up to $8,000 in academic assistance and a 10-week, paid full-time summer internship at a NOAA facility next summer. Awards also include all travel expenses to attend orientations and conferences. "I am so honored to be the recipient of the...  More >>

Interning for Conservation in Massachusetts

Working this summer with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Robb Croasdaile ‘16, Rebecca Greiff ‘15, Emily Ott ‘17 and Rebecca Siegel ‘15 took on today's environmental challenges while exploring potential career paths. Established in 1975, the EEA operates under the mission to preserve, protect and enhance the natural resources of...  More >>

FLI Summer Sustainability Interns

Mary McLoughlin '15 and Cameron Benoit '16 are spending the summer working as sustainability interns for the Finger Lakes Institute. Each is focusing on a different area of sustainability at the Colleges, from preparing the Eco Representatives to change student habits for a lifetime to working to curb greenhouse gases institutionally. Their internships are funded by the Office of Sustainability ...  More >>

Bartell '14 With Cornell Agriculture

Jackson Bartell '14 is working in the Plant Genetics Research Unit (PGRU) at the Cornell Agriculture and Food Park, where he is helping pollinate, and grow crops for seed extraction. "We're actually using special cages and strategically placed bee hives to isolate each plant and avoid cross-pollination with others so we get the traits we want to see," Bartell explains. While standing under bee n...  More >>

Magee on China’s Neighbor Relations

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Darrin Magee, a geographer with expertise in water and energy in China, was recently quoted in an article about the threat to regional stability posed by China's complex dam system and, particularly, its lack of clear and effective communication about them. "Troubled waters: the Mekong River crisis," appeared in Financial Times magazine. The article de...  More >>

 
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