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"Birds Without Borders" Wins REVERE Award

Professor of Education Jim MaKinster and his coauthors have earned a REVERE Award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for their book, "Birds Without Borders," and its related online resources. Subtitled "Investigating Populations, Habitats and Conservation of Birds in the U.S. and Abroad," the book is the result of the National Science Foundation-funded Crossing Boundaries project. ...  More >>

Mackie '77 Named Chair of Environmental Business Council

Thomas A. Mackie '77, managing shareholder of the Boston-based environmental law firm Mackie Shea, PC, has been elected chairman of the board of the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC). An environmental business lawyer, Mackie has more than 30 years of experience advising businesses and municipalities facing complex environmental issues. He steps into the role of chairman having s...  More >>

Exploring Mongolia through Fulbright Award

As the recipient of a prestigious 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award, Ryan Kertanis '16 will travel to Mongolia where he will teach English. "Being selected for the Fulbright is a huge honor and I'm extremely excited to take on this challenge," says Kertanis, who graduated magna cum laude in anthropology and environmental studies. "The Fulbright Award will give me the chance to take the lessons...  More >>

Water, Recycling and the Environment

As a summer intern with the Water Recycling Facility at WestRock in Solvay, N.Y., Ryan Ratsep '17 is developing his chemical analysis skills and his understanding of the intersection of geoscience and environmental studies. WestRock is a leading global packaging company specializing in paper and packaging solutions in global consumer and corrugated markets. Ratsep explains that the main goal of t...  More >>

McDowell '15 Earns Fulbright

In September, Emma McDowell '15 will arrive in Bangkok, Thailand to begin her tenure as an English Teaching Assistant with the support of a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Award. "It was a goal of mine to apply for a Fulbright since sophomore year, and it's an honor to have been chosen," explains McDowell, who double-majored in environmental studies and Spanish & Hispanic studies, with a minor...  More >>

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