Archive for June, 2015

Dissertation Defense by Melissa Hawkins – July 9, 2015

Candidate: Melissa Hawkins Defense Date: July 9, 2015 – 10:30am Location: Exploratory Hall 3301 Title: Biogeography and Phylogeography of Mammals of Southeast Asia: A Comparative Analysis Utilizing Macro and Microevolution

ESP Professor Dr. Thomas Lovejoy reflects on 50 Years of Amazon Research – Mason News

A high school biology class was all it took to set renowned ecologist and George Mason University professor Thomas Lovejoy down a path that led him to the Amazon in Brazil and changed environmental research. Lovejoy’s 36-year Amazon project looks at habitat “islands” or fragments, and has spurred new generations of ecologists. The project was […]

Dissertation Defense by Katheryn Patterson – June 19, 2015

Candidate: Katheryn Patterson Defense Date: June 19, 2015 – 1:00pm Location: 1203 Merten Hall Title: The Microbiology And Molecular Ecology Of Tissue-Loss Diseases Affecting Acropora Cervicornis In The Upper Florida Keys

Dissertation Defense by Ashley Milton – June 22, 2015

Candidate: Ashley Milton Defense Date: June 22, 2015 – 1:00pm Location: Founders Hall, Arlington Campus, Room 324 Title: Forest Resilience For Healthy Livelihoods And Ecosystem Services: A Transdisciplinary Analysis Of Driver-Pressure-State-Impact-Response To Forests Of The Congo Basin

PhD Candidate Katheryn Patterson selected as a 2016 Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship finalist

Congratulations to PhD candidate Katheryn Patterson, who was selected as a finalist for the 2016 class of the Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. She has been recommended for an executive placement. The National Sea Grant College Program (NSGCP) has selected 60 Finalists for the class of 2016 Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, 12 of whom […]