2011

Archive

U.Va. and National Fish and Wildlife Foundation partner to address conservation issues

Virginia brook trout streams mostly recovering from acid deposition

Profs. Janet Herman and Karen Rice find earth’s acidity is rising

U.Va. Environmental Scientists Study Coastal Change, Effects of Hurricanes

New Study Shows Scientists Can Detect Impending Ecosystem Collapse

Preparing and submitting the final thesis

The final theses are submitted to the Science and Engineering Library.  The library would like the senior theses to follow the expectations set for graduate theses (see http://artsandsciences.virginia.edu.proxy.its.virginia.edu/gradschool/requirements/thesis_dissertation.html ) with some exceptions. Even these requirements are rather vague, so using an existing bound M.S. or Ph.D. thesis as a model is a good strategy. To summarize […]

Grad students Amy Grady and David Seekell awarded NSF graduate research fellowships

Graduate Students Amy Grady and David Seekell have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2011-2014. These are extremely competitive and prestigious fellowships which cover tuition and stipend for their graduate work. Amy’s award is from the Geosciences division at NSF while David’s is from Ecology.

Prof. Matt Reidenbach receives All-University teaching award

Prof. Paolo D’Odorico awarded Guggenheim fellowship

Seven Chesapeake Bay-Region Universities Play U.Va. Bay Game on Earth Day

Study by prof. Hank Shugart and grad student Jacquelyn Shuman show Russian Boreal Forests Undergoing Vegetation Change

Maury Environmental Prize

The Maury Prize is the most prestigious student award in the Department of Environmental Sciences. It is awarded to the most outstanding graduate or undergraduate student in the Department in any year. Note that it is not awarded if a suitable nominee is not available. Criteria for the prize include both accomplishment and potential. It […]

James N. Galloway presents distinguished guest lecture to Royal Society of Chemistry

Bill Ruddiman’s research on the impact of methane on climate is highlighted on the Discovery Channel

Grad student Kim Holzer’s research featured on cover of the journal, Estuaries and Coasts

Grad student Kim Holzer’s research was featured on the cover of the January 2011 issue of the journal, Estuaries and Coasts.