Archive for April, 2016

New opportunities posted: 1 postdoctoral fellowship, 3 paid internships

Please check both webpages (below) regularly for updates.  Expired listings are continually pruned and new ones added. ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship – Army Research Laboratory The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC Deadline: July 1, 2016 Go to the Jobs page for details. *** The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking three highly motivated […]

EVPP 490/505 field trip to Shenandoah National Park

Students took a field trip to Shenandoah National Park on April 8, 2016, as part of the EVPP 490/505 Integrated Environmental Assessment course taught by Dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers. The trip took all day, and the group visited different sites in the Park to discuss issues of forest pests and invasive species, as well as conservation […]

Graduate Scholarships in Solid Waste Research from the EREF

Graduate Scholarships in Solid Waste Research Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) 2016 Application Deadline is May 4. The Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF) is one of the largest sources of solid waste research funding in the U.S., allocating approximately $1 million annually in research grants and graduate level scholarships. Thus far, over 50 students have been […]

Defenses for the week of April 18-22, 2016

By order of date and time Abstracts are linked 1. PhD Dissertation Defense Candidate: John M. Orr Defense Date and Time: April 18, 2016 @ 10:30am Location: Exploratory Hall 3302 Title: The Eastern Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina; Population Ecology, Growth, Relocation, and Soil pH of Resting Forms 2. MS Thesis Defense Candidate: Tyler Fabian […]

ESP-GSA Event: Academic Year End Faculty-Student Mixer – May 7th, 2016

Please RSVP The 2016 End of Semester Faculty-­Student Mixer When: Saturday May 7th, 2:00-­ 5:00pm Where: Barrel Oak Winery Who: Graduate students and faculty & staff; friends and family are welcome!! Snacks: The ESP GSA will be providing cheese and fruit trays. You are also welcome to bring your own picnic. Wine Tasting: $17 per […]

Important Reminder for ESP Graduate Students

Are you graduating in Spring 2016??? Then please read this important reminder from University Dissertation & Thesis Services for students writing theses and dissertations: The Format Review deadline for Spring 2016 is 9:00 a.m. on Monday, April 25th. In order to be eligible to graduate in this semester, you have to have received an email from […]

Dr. Changwoo Ahn selected for a 2016 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award

Congratulations are in order! The Students as Scholars QEP Leadership Council has selected associate professor Dr. Changwoo Ahn for the 2016 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award. The OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award, given annually by the Leadership Council, recognizes and rewards outstanding Mason community members who mentor undergraduate students on their research and creative activities, and who foster a culture of student […]

Seminar on sustainability science by Dr. Dann Sklarew – April 14, 2016

Faculty and students are welcome to attend: Date|Time|Location: April 14, 2016 | 2:00-3:00pm | Johnson Center Meeting Room B Speaker: Dr. Dann Sklarew, Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, GMU Title: Frontiers in sustainability science across the Potomac River Valley and beyond Visit the Seminars page.

Dissertation Defense by Antonio Castro – April 15, 2016

Candidate: Antonio Castro Defense Date: April 15, 2016 @ 11:00am Location: David King Hall, Room 3006 Title: Fisheries Co-management: Evaluation and Long-term Outcomes in Tárcoles, Costa Rica

Seminar on qualitative analysis by Dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers – April 14, 2016

You are invited to a talk this upcoming Thursday, April 14th on Designing and implementing qualitative environmental social science research: The example of analyzing global biodiversity partnerships. The speaker is ESP Associate Professor Dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers. She is a guest lecturer for a course on qualitative analysis and we would like to open up the talk to […]