The purpose of the ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards is to recognize exceptional and unusually interesting work produced by doctoral students in the last phase of their graduate work. Kerry Ard was chosen as a 2013 recipient for her thesis: Changes in Exposure to Industrial Air Pollution Across the United States from 1995 to 2004: The Role of Race, Income, and Segregation.
You've probably never seen a bird like this before.
SNRE students have -- during a three-hour ornithology lab (EEB/NRE 433) where each student got to prepare their own study skin, the technical term for an animal that is prepared and stored for the purpose of scientific research.
Unlike taxidermied mounts, study skins are unposed and arranged in neat rows inside of airtight cabinets, usually inside of a natural history museum where they can stay for 200 years or more.
Shelie Miller, PhD, and SNRE Associate Professor, has been selected as a Kavli Frontiers Fellow by the National Academy of Science.
By Kevin Merrill
Even though “Global” is part of the Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise’s name, its new managing director says it must become part of the DNA of its teaching, research, and business engagement.
SNRE professor and Environmental Justice scholar Dorceta Taylor recently returned from Washington D.C. where she gave a Congressional briefing on her Food Security in Michigan Project. Taylor was invited to be one of the keynote speakers by the Association of Ecosystems Research Centers (AERC).