Climate Risk Mapping

by Ella Gay (’24). I was initially drawn to this internship because of the environmental research aspect that it seemed to offer. As a biology major interested in research and an environmental studies minor looking to explore the effects of climate change, it seemed like […]

Bat work in the Peruvian Amazon

By Matthew Kline (’24). This past summer, I spent over seven weeks at a research station in the Peruvian Amazon gaining hands-on research experience.  Most of my work was with bats, but I was also able to assist the bird, herp, caiman, and mammal teams […]

ENV Students at URECA DAY

The ENV Program had multiple students selected to present their research at URECA Day! Luis M. Bou – “Bioregionalism as an alternative way to organize society from the bottom up: A case study in Casa Pueblo” (Mentor: Julie Velásquez Runk) Andrew Calfa – “Soil temperature […]

ENV Director Speaks at Atlanta Botanical Garden Sept. 21

Dr. Julie Velásquez Runk and illustrator Frankie Green talk about how they wove and polished the illustrated storybook An Adventure of Wounaan Children and Many Birds with the biocultural team of the Wounaan National Congress and the Foundation for the Development of Wounaan People.  Wounaan are an […]

ENV Director, Dr. Julie Velásquez Runk, Summer SRI Conference in Panama

Dr. Julie Velásquez Runk is an invited panelist at the Sustainability Research and Innovation (SRI) conference in Panama in June. Whilst in Panama, in addition to this conference, Dr Velásquez Runk has spent time researching with the Wounaan National Congress, was an invited participant in […]

ENV Summer Fellowships Awarded to Students

The Environment and Sustainability Studies Program and CEES have awarded fellowships to students to support summer research work. Congratulations to Luis Bou, Ella Gay, Ella Klein, Matt Kline, Alex Miller, Hunter Szewczyk and Valeria Torres.