Jeremy Heath, advised by John Stireman, was selected as the graduate excellence award nominee for the Environmental Sciences Ph.D. program for the 2010-2011 academic year. Jeremy is studying the evolutionary ecology of the interaction of goldenrod plants with a gall-forming midge. He has given presentations at several scientific conferences (including organizing a symposium) and published seven research papers in peer reviewed journals. Jeremy is highly creative and has excellent problem solving skills. He never shies away from challenges and is always excited to learn new methods and analytical techniques. Jeremy has consistently maintained high academic standards in coursework and sets an example for other graduate students.
Congratulations to Jeremy!