Archive for July, 2015

Thesis Defense by Whitney Denham – August 17, 2015

Candidate: Whitney Denham Defense Date: August 17, 2015 @ 2:00pm Location: David King Hall 3006 Title: Public Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior Towards Dolphins and Dolphin Conservation

Presentation by ESP doctoral candidate at the 10th International Convention on Environment and Development

J. Neil Ransom, PhD candidate and graduate teaching assistant in the ESP department, recently travelled to Havana, Cuba to present at the 10th International Convention on Environment and Development, July 6-10, 2015. Presentation: “Looking inward for innovative solutions to sustainable development: The role of jua kali artisanal metal workers in developing and distributing fuel-efficient cookstoves in Kenya.” […]

Thesis Defense by Caitlyn Scott – July 28, 2015

Candidate: Caitlyn Scott Defense Date: July 28, 2015 @ 10:00am Location: Exploratory Hall 3302 Title: Otter Social Science Research: An Evaluation of the General Public’s Knowledge of Otter Species

Thesis Defense by Sarah Putman – July 22, 2015

Candidate: Sarah Putman Defense Date: July 22, 2015 @ 9:00am Location: Research Hall 161 Title: Gonadal and Adrenal Hormone Patterns in African Lions (Panthera leo) of Diverse Age and Reproductive Success

Dissertation Defense by Morgan Gostel – July 15, 2015

Candidate: Morgan Gostel Defense Date: July 15, 2015 @ 1:00pm Location: Exploratory Hall 3301 Title: Systematics and Evolution of Commiphora Jacq. (Burseraceae) in Madagascar

Thesis Defense by Julie Sepanik – July 13, 2015

Candidate: Julie Sepanik Defense Date: July 13, 2015 @ 11:00am Location: Research Hall 162 Title: Salt-Marsh Change in a Barrier-Island System: Parramore and Cedar Island, VA, from 1957 to 2012