TWO ESP graduate students awarded 2018 Fulbright Study/Research Grants

Congratulations to Chase LaDue and Brian Griffiths, current PhD students in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy, who were each awarded a 2018 Fulbright Study/Research Grant to pursue further work on their dissertations.

Chase LaDue will be headed to Sri Lanka to study Asian elephant conservation, while Brian Griffiths will be going to Peru to conduct fieldwork.

We are very proud of them and wish them all the best!

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 and for latest COVID-19 updates, see: