Below are selected news clippings from the department:

In this section:


VCR-LTER seagrass research featured in NSF article  · June 9th, 2017

Research at the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research site was featured in an article about the National Science Foundation LTER mini-symposium this spring. Environmental Sciences Professor Karen McGlathery was interviewed about work on seagrass carbon storage and response to climate change. Read more here.

Prof. Vivian Thomson interviewed on NPR about her new book  · May 18th, 2017

Professor Vivian Thomson was interviewed on NPR about her new book, Climate of Capitulation. Read more and listen to the interview here.

Prof. Lawrence contributes volume to Miller Center presidential First Year Project  · May 9th, 2017

Environmental Sciences Professor Deborah Lawrence contributed a volume to the Miller Center’s ‘First Year Project’ outlining policy goals for the incoming president to pursue during her/his first year. Her essay focuses on a climate tax, funding for climate science, and clean energy. Read more here.

Dept. grad students Ferguson and Cook win R.J. Husky Graduate Research poster awards  · March 28th, 2017

Environmental Sciences students Amy Ferguson and Brynn Cook won top awards for posters at the 2017 Robert J. Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition. Amy’s poster “Making the case for nature-based solutions to coastal erosion in Virginia’s coastal bays” tied for 1st Place in Division 1 – Natural Sciences Poster Presentation. Brynn’s poster won 1st Place in […]

Grad Stephanie Roe, UVA team off to finals in Patagonia Case Competition  · March 23rd, 2017

Graduate student Stephanie Roe and the team, from Darden, Architecture and Envi Sci, have advanced to the finals in a national competition to deal with issues of sustainability and responsible business practice, run by the business school at Cal Berkeley on behalf of Patagonia Corp. Ten finalists were selected out of 70 teams, and will […]

Dept. alum Wang featured in NSF and USA Today articles  · March 23rd, 2017

Former department graduate student Lixin Wang (PhD, 2008) had a recent publication featured by NSF on World Water Day. The paper, “Nonrainfall water origins and formation mechanisms” in Science Advances highlights the importance fog and dew play in the Namib Desert in Africa. You can find the manuscript here and NSF’s write-up here. Wang also […]