Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program

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Aug 15, 2019
Leon Katona, an environmental sciences Ph.D. candidate, conducted research this summer on Lake Erie aboard the Lake Guardian, the U.S. EPA’s largest research vessel.
Mar 13, 2019
Alison Agather, who earned her Ph.D. in environmental sciences from Wright State in December, helps to identify emerging issues in the Arctic as a fellow with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Nov 16, 2018

Safia Janjua is an Environmental Sciences PhD candidate at Wright State, and a Panthera Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program recipient. Panthera’s Snow Leopard Program currently leads or supports conservation activities in five of the 12 snow leopard range countries, including China, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, and Tajikistan. Their program is rapidly expanding conservation efforts in China, where more than half of all wild snow leopards are thought to exist.

Janjua shared her amazing ...

Nov 2, 2018
Environmental Sciences Ph.D. candidate Alison Agather is among the 66 successful finalists of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant's John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program (Knauss) class of 2019.
Sep 29, 2018

On August 17, 2018 Justyna Hampel, a PhD candidate in Environmental Science at Wright State University, was interviewed by Hannah Rudd, a scientist, ocean advocate and aspiring environmental journalist. Rudd is the author of a blog titled "Leading Women in Marine Science". We are pleased to be able to share her interview, which is reprinted here with permission.  

Justynas' research focus is in aquatic biogeochemistry and nitrogen cycling in aquatic ecosystems affected by toxic algal...

Sep 28, 2018
Two Wright State graduate students were honored for developing a model that could be used to help patients with sickle cell disease better manage their pain.
Mar 18, 2018

Join us for Dr. Brandie Smith's lecture “Zoos as applied conservation powerhouses: from behind the scenes to the international spotlight”.  Dr. Smith is the Associate Director for Animal Care Sciences at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute and will be presenting her public lecture starting at 6 PM on April 10, 2018 in the Ghandi Auditorium of White Hall.  More information can be viewed here.

Jan 10, 2018

Join us in 264 Brehm Lab Friday, January 19 at 12 PM for Adam Burdsall's dissertation defense. Good luck, Adam!

Jan 9, 2018

Please join us from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the Diggs Laboratory atrium on January 23, 2018 for the Annual Winter Social.

Aug 1, 2017

Kai Burington (advisor: John Stireman) will defend her PhD dissertation entitled "Evolution and diversity of tachinid flies through the lens of the tribe Blondeliini (Insecta: Diptera: Tachinidae)" on Aug. 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM in Biological Sciences 103.  All students and faculty are welcome to attend the open presentation portion of the defense.  Good luck on your defense, Kai!

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