NREN in the News
- Angelica Beltrán Franco ’19, a wildlife and conservation biology major, has won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for Summer 2018 to study in Tanzania in conjunction with The School for Field Studies (SFS).
- NRESS Ph.D. student, Amanda Beal, has been appointed by Gov. Mills of Maine as Maine's new Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry.
- Allison Herreid '19G, was chosen to participate in the first cohort of the Limnology and Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX) program in Summer 2019.
- Megan Gordon '18, a wildlife and conservation biology major, has won a 2-year "Restoration and Ecological Management" paid fellowship with the Vermont Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.
- Bethany Balstad '18, an environmental science major, has received a 2018 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award
- Professor William McDowell has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
- Professor Pete Pekins spoke with the New York Times and NHPR's The Exchange about his moose and winter tick research, and how it's related to climate change.
- Professor Emeritus John Litvaitis contributed an article to the Autumn 2018 edition of Northern Woodlands, which highlights Associate Professor Rebecca Rowe and recent NRESS Ph.D. graduate Ryan Stephens' research on the role of truffles in New England forest ecosystems.
- Molly Jacobson, '17 B.S. wildlife and conservation biology, contributed a commentary to UNH's Inquiry 2018 about her research at UNH.
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