2019 Graduate Research Symposium Winners
Congratulations to the winners of the College of Natural Resources Graduate Research Symposium!
3-Minute Thesis (tied):
- Danielle Lawson, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, advised by Kathryn Stevenson and Nils Peterson
- Titled “Intergenerational Communication: How Children Can be Key in Solving Our Climate Crisis,” this presentation discusses results aimed at testing the effectiveness of a middle school curriculum designed to maximize child-to-parent intergenerational learning of climate change.
- Jenna Hartley, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, advised by Kathryn Stevenson
- The importance of environmental literacy in coastal communities is discussed in this presentation, titled “Intergenerational learning beyond the immediate family: Are students environmental change-agents in their communities?”
- Franklin Zambrano, Forest Biomaterials, advised by Ronalds Gonzalez, Richard Venditti and Hasan Jameel
- Titled “Application of Micro- and Nanofibrillated Cellulose (MNFC) in Hygiene Tissue Products,” this presentation explores the quality of micro- and nanofibrillated cellulose (MNFC) as an alternative additive in hygiene products, particularly tissue paper.
Each graduate student won $1,000 and their advisors won $750 to support their research and related travel.
Written by Amber Lacy