Dr. Robert Scheller received the Sigma Xi Outstanding Scientific Researcher Award in Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Ted Hart has received PSU's Student Community Engagement Award!
Corinne Handelman has received PSU's Student University Service Award!
Matthew Duveneck has been nominated for PSU's Student Academic Achievement Award!
Dr. Dave Ervin co-authored “Commercial Science, Scientists’ Values, and University Biotechnology Research Agenda” in Research Policy that has received the Fred Buttel Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award for 2013 by the Rural Sociological Society.
Meredith Jordan recently received a Sigma Xi grant to help fund her summer research at Dorena Lake, Oregon. She will be conducting a mesocosm experiment to look at the combined effects of temperature and eutrophication on the bioaccumulation of mercury in freshwater zooplankton, and to see how these factors will affect biomass and community composition at the base of the food web.
ESM PhD student Amy Truitt was accepted by the NSF for the 2013 East Asian Pacific Science Institutes for Australia. She will be working with Dr Jeremy Brownlie at Griffith University from June to August to investigate whether Wolbachia, an endosymbiotic bacteria, provides its butterfly hosts with viral resistance.
Rob Scheller, along with co-investigators Mark Johnson (EPA-Corvallis, OR), Steve LeDuc (EPA-DC), and Melissa Lucash, received a $192,000 grant to extrapolate LiDAR and carbon data to predict and manage the consequences of climate change in Pacific Northwest forests.
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