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Category: Academics

SNRE graduate student wins international student achievement award

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Marliz Arteaga, a doctoral candidate in the interdisciplinary ecology (IE) graduate program, is a recipient of the 2021 Alec Courtelis Award. The award is given through the UF International Center. Recipients are international Ph.D. students… Read More

Environmental science alumna studying urban streams

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Emily Taylor (B.S. 2016) studies urban streams. Specifically, she examines how urbanization is impacting ecosystem metabolism and nutrient cycling. Ecosystem metabolism describes the coupled processes of primary production and ecosystem respiration. Primary production is the… Read More

SNRE graduate students, affiliate faculty member author book chapter

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Doctoral candidates Shane Feyers and Gretchen Stokes along with Vanessa Hull, assistant professor of wildlife ecology and conservation, have authored a book chapter. It appears in the new Handbook for Sustainable Tourism Practitioners: The Essential… Read More

Peace Corps experience inspires interdisciplinary ecology student

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Everyone’s experience in the Peace Corps is different, said Amanda Brinton, an Interdisciplinary Ecology graduate student. For Amanda, her experience in the jungles of Ecuador meant finding her passion for solid waste management. Amanda is… Read More

Environmental science student finalist for national scholarship


Lacey Lingelbach, a senior in environmental science, was eager to apply to the Udall Foundation scholarship program earlier this year. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in leadership, public service, and a commitment to issues related… Read More