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The Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program at Wright State is designed to provide skills and training to better understand and solve complex environmental problems, such as those caused by anthropogenic pollutants, invasive species, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity, that can affect both human and ecosystem health. Our students receive training in preparation for careers in academia, state and federal agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations.

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photo of Steve Higgins, Ke Qin, Katlin Bowman and Chad Hammerschmidt

Katlin Bowman and Ke Qin receive PhDs

Katlin Bowman (advisor: Chad Hammerschmidt) and Ke Qin (advisor: Abinash Agrawal) successfully defended their dissertations in December.  Congratulations to Drs. Bowman and Qin!

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Wright State researcher finds emerald ash borer may have spread to different tree

Wright State biology professor Don Cipollini finds that the emerald ash borer has apparently spread to white fringetree in the United States.
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The Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program at Wright State is designed to provide skills and training to better understand and solve complex environmental problems, such as those caused by anthropogenic pollutants, invasive species, habitat fragmentation and loss of biodiversity, that can affect both human and ecosystem health. Our students receive training in preparation for careers in academia, state and federal agencies, industry, and non-profit organizations.

Through a rigorous core curriculum and dissertation research, our interdisciplinary program is designed to broadly expose students to both traditional and emerging areas of environmental sciences, and offers the ability to focus on research in a more defined area. Our program includes faculty in the departments of Biological Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Pharmacology and Toxicology.