Alumni Profiles

Nov 10, 2017

Per Frisk: The Nature Conservancy Volunteer to Burn Technician Position

A little about me: My name is Per Frisk and I graduated this past May with a major in Environmental Sciences and minor in Forest Management, and began work a week later. I’m glad I decided to dive right into […]

Feb 9, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Heather Troutman

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This semester the spotlight focuses on, Heather Troutman. Name: Heather Troutman Graduation Year: May 2014 Focal Area: Sustainable Design 1. How did your […]

Feb 8, 2017

Jenna Bacic (ETM): A Summer with Cows, Streams, and DEQ

Fieldwork is anything but glamorous. On my first day out in the field I fell elbow-deep in a potent combination of wetland mud and cow poop. On my second day out in the field I ripped my pants trying to […]

Sep 26, 2016

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Tyler Hays

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This semester the spotlight focuses on, Tyler Hays. Name: Tyler Hays Graduation Year: May 2014 Focal Area: Sustainable Materials and Technology Major: […]

Sep 9, 2016

Tasha King

Tasha King served from 2013 to 2015 as a volunteer in Peace Corps’ only Coastal Resource Management program located in the Philippines. The Philippines is an island nation where a large part of the population’s animal protein diet comes from the ocean. […]

Sep 9, 2016

Mary Elmer

Mary Elmer served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Comarca Ngäbe-Bugle, Panama from 2013 to 2015. She worked as a Sustainable Agricultural Systems Extension Agent. Mary lived in an indigenous community mostly comprised of subsistence farmers where the native language […]

Sep 9, 2016

Chris Dreps

Chris Dreps was a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Central African Republic in 1995 and 1996. He was in a new program at that time to train youth on how to educate their peers about preventing HIV/AIDS. While in […]

Jul 28, 2016

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Guo

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlights alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This semester the spotlight focuses on, Jerry Guo. Name: Jeremy (Jerry) Guo Focal Area: Biochemistry Graduation Date: May 2014 1. How did your […]

Jan 25, 2016

Tiantian Shen, MR-Natural Resources, 2016

About me: I was born in a small city of southeast China. After I went to college, I heard lots of awesome stories about studying abroad and I dreamed I could do it. Fortunately I got the chance to join […]