Environmental Sciences Student Spotlights

Feb 4, 2020

Grace Lackmann: Teaching Through Environmental Engagement on a Barrier Island

Teaching Through Environmental Engagement on a Barrier Island:  Education Internship at the Bald Head Island Conservancy The moonlight glanced off the ocean’s gentle waves, the only light illuminating my post on the beach. I brought with me a folding beach […]

Nov 19, 2019

Jasmine Gregory: Water Resources Outreach and Education Internship

Have you ever turned on the tap to wash your hands? Or maybe you’ve gotten a car wash or watered your lawn? Have you ever watched the streets flood with water during a heavy rainfall? Your answer is probably yes. […]

Jun 4, 2019

Skyler Price: Citizen Science Sparrow Swap Internship

Have you ever seen a small, dainty, blue-colored bird with a dark tan chest? If so, you have probably seen an Eastern Bluebird, one of the area’s most beautiful native bird species. While bluebirds are known for their distinctive cerulean […]

Jan 8, 2019

Natalie Daughtry: Wake County Cooperative Extension Intern

Wake County has agriculture? Though Wake County is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the country, agriculture is still present in around Raleigh. Wake County’s diverse population and urban areas allow for unique agricultural endeavors along with more […]

Dec 11, 2018

Phoenix Spivey: Undergraduate Research Opportunity at Biosphere 2

“You can call me Frog,” my driver hoarsely yelled from the front seat as we drove further and further away from the Tucson International Airport. It was my first day in Arizona and my soon to be friend and I […]

Jul 26, 2018

Hailey Shoptaugh: Education Intern at the Rachel Carson Reserve

Rachel Carson once wrote “The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place.” After spending ten weeks walking in her footsteps, I couldn’t agree more. My time as the education intern at the Rachel Carson Reserve was full […]

Jun 4, 2018

The Adventures of a Living Conservatory Intern

What are small, brightly colored, and loved all over? Butterflies! At my internship in the Living Conservatory at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, I was constantly surrounded by them. Here, in this mock tropical dry forest, I’ve been teaching […]

Oct 15, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Jeremy Evans

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlight alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This Fall the spotlight focuses on, Jeremy Evans. Name: Jeremy Evans Graduation Year: May 2015 Focal Area: Soil Science 1. How […]

Sep 27, 2017

Student Spotlight: Claire Walczyk

Environmental Sciences and Business Administration double major Claire Walczyk spent a semester studying abroad in Spain.

Aug 15, 2017

Environmental Sciences Alumni Spotlight: Katie Thomas

Each semester, the Environmental Sciences Academic Program highlight alumni who represent the diverse and involved alumni population that graduated from our program. This Fall the spotlight focuses on, Katie Thomas. Name: Katie Thomas Graduation Year: May 2015 Focal Area: Natural Resources- Ecosystem Assessment […]