2010

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Grad student Charlie Clarkson’s research on birds featured in The Daily Progress

WHC student scholarship

Wildlife Habitat Council’s 22nd Annual Symposium: The Business of Biodiversity – Student Scholarship Opportunity Good Morning, I wanted to let you know of a conference/scholarship opportunity provided by the Wildlife Habitat Council that I hope will be interesting to your students. The Wildlife Habitat Council is a 501(3)(c) non-profit that works to bring together government […]

Marine jobs in SC

[Marine] fishery biologist, social scientist jobs in Charleston, South Carolina The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applicants for the following positions: Open Position: Social Scientist – Conducts social impact assessments, fishery impact statements and assists with analyses of socio-economic data related to fishery management actions and development of appropriate documents, including fishery […]

UVA’s Chesapeake Bay Game selected as one of IBM’s World Community Grid research projects

2009 Department Awards

Awards and honors bestowed on members of the department are highlighted on a yearly basis in the annual reports.  Below is a listing of awards from the most recent annual department awards ceremony. List of awards presented on April 29, 2009 Department of Environmental Sciences Awards Ceremony UNDERGRADUATE ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS Distinguished Majors, 2009: Brittany […]

G. Carleton Ray describes impacts of Arctic ice thinning in a New York Times article

Prof. Paolo D’Odorico’s work on droughts featured in Huffington Post

[Marine] Post-doctoral social scientist: Impact Evaluation (WWF, Washington, DC)

Position announcement: Post-doctoral Social Scientist, Impact Evaluation World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the global conservation organization, in partnership with the University of Michigan, seeks a post-doctoral social scientist to work with an interdisciplinary team to monitor and evaluate the social and biological impacts of conservation interventions, initially focusing on marine protected areas (MPAs).  The initial geographic […]

Congratulations to the 2010 Environmental Sciences graduates: photos of ceremony

Prof. Matt Reidenbach awarded grant to study climate change impacts on coral reefs

2010 graduation photos

23 May 2010 EVSC graduation

Prof. Amato Evan studying links between volcanic activity and hurricanes

Undergrad Dan Michaelson featured in UVA Today for work in sustainability

Job opening in St. Petersburg, FL

Please see details below for a job opening in St. Petersburg, FL with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. Contact information for this position is provided at the end of announcement. FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE BIOLOGISTS Req No: 77072847-51298923-20100507115127 Agency Name: FWC – Fish&Wildlife Cons Comm Description: OCCUPATION PROFILE Working Title: Fish and Wildlife Biological […]

Carl Moses, Ph.D., 1988, named Provost at Susquehanna University

Carl O. Moses, Ph.D., currently the deputy provost for academic affairs at Lehigh University, has been named the new provost at Susquehanna University. Moses will assume his new duties on July 1.  Carl received a Master of Science degree in environmental sciences  in 1982 that was directed by Kirk Nordstrom. His Ph.D. in environmental sciences […]

Emeritus Prof. Bill Ruddiman awarded 2010 Lyell Medal by the Geological Society of London

Bill Ruddiman, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Sciences, has been awarded the 2010 Lyell Medal by the Geological Society of London. The Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society in the world (founded in 1807).  The Lyell Medal, one of the premier medals of the Society, is given to someone who has made a […]

McCormick-Ray, Jerry

McGroddy, Megan

Bricker, Eric

Stenger, Jerry

Miller, Meg

Maben, Susie

Maben, John

Boyd, David

Bridget Long awarded best undergrad student presentation at Atlantic Estuarine Research Society meeting

Bridget Long received the award for best undergrad student presentation at the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society in Atlantic City. Bridget’s paper was on below ground production of saltmarsh grasses and was coauthored with Linda Blum and John Haywood, a graduate student at East Carolina University. Congratulations Bridget!

2008 Department Awards

Awards and honors bestowed on members of the department are highlighted on a yearly basis in the annual reports. Below is a listing of awards from the annual department awards ceremony. List of awards presented on April 30, 2008 Department of Environmental Sciences Awards Ceremony UNDERGRADUATE ACHIEVEMENT & AWARDS Distinguished Majors, 2008: Caroline P. Normile […]

Michelle Henry named 2010 Luce Scholarship Winner

Five EVSC undergraduates win Harrison Awards

Congratulations to 5 of our undergraduate Environmental Sciences or Environmental Thought and Practice majors who have been awarded 2010 Harrison Undergraduate Research awards. The University of Virginia’s Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards program funds outstanding undergraduate research projects to be carried out in the summer of 2010 and the 2010-2011 academic year. Award winners: Michael Downey, 21, […]

Marcia Delonge wins 2010 Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Sciences & Engineering

Graduate student Marcia Delonge was recently presented with the 2010 Award for Excellence in Scholarship in the Sciences & Engineering, given by the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Virginia. This award recognizes demonstrated achievement in original scholarship. Award winners are chosen based on a significant track record of peer-reviewed scholarship and/or […]

Prof. Alan Howard awarded G.K. Warren Prize from the National Academy of Sciences

Prof. Alan D. Howard has been awarded the National Academy of Sciences’ 2010 G.K. Warren Prize. Established by Emily B. Warren in memory of her father, the award honors noteworthy and distinguished accomplishment to fluviatile morphology and closely related aspects of the geological sciences. Prof. Howard is “being honored for his seminal contributions on the theory […]