Dissertation Defense by Ryan Valdez – December 7, 2015

Candidate: Ryan Valdez

Defense Date: December 7, 2015

Location: Exploratory Hall Room 1603

Title: Influence of Habitat and Anthropogenic Disturbance on the Diverstiy, Distribution and Abundance of Large Mammals: A Case Study Across Four Adjacent Widllife Conservation Areas in Laikipia County, Kenya

Important Dates for Students

SPRING 2020 Semester (modified due to COVID-19)

MLK Day (university closed): Jan 20

First day of classes: Jan 21

Spring Break (extended): Mar 9-20

Dissertation/Thesis Deadline: May 8

Last day of classes: May 11

Reading Day(s): May 12

Final Exam Period: May 13-20

University Commencement: May 22 (tentative)

COVID-19 DATE CHANGES – For the complete modified spring calendar, see https://registrar.gmu.edu/calendars/spring-2020/ and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: https://www2.gmu.edu/coronavirus