Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program


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!

May 23, 2017
Wright State researchers find that emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the United States, can also successfully complete development on olive trees.
May 10, 2017
Wright State creates a 15-acre conservation easement in the woods to protect a rare bat and other endangered species from development.
Apr 18, 2017

Congratulations to Libby Roberson on receiving a Graduate Excellence Award!

Feb 13, 2017

The Carmichael Lecture is free and open to the public.  To see the full description of the lecture, please download the Carmichael Lecture Announcement.

Who:  Dr. Marco Tedesco, Ph.D. (Columbia University)


When: TUESDAY, APRIL 4TH, 2017, 5:00 PM...

Feb 2, 2017

The College of Science and Mathematics’ Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. program is constructed 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. Since fall semester, six new students have joined the Environmental Sciences, Ph.D. program. 





Jan 20, 2017
Wright State graduate environmental sciences student Alison Agather and oceanographer and Wright State alumna Katlin Bowman sailed the Arctic Ocean to measure levels of toxic mercury.
Dec 12, 2016

Dr. Shawn Devlin, an alumnus of our Environmental Sciences Ph.D. Program, was recently recognized by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography for an outstanding peer-reviewed paper in the aquatic sciences.   To read more about Shawn's work, please visit the ASLO website where the complete article is published.

Nov 7, 2016

Safia Janjua, a first-year Environmental Sciences PhD student, was awarded $20,000 from the Panthera Sabin Snow Leopard Grant Program for her proposal "Genetic insight of last surviving snow leopard population of Pakistan employing next generation sequencing for its improved conservation and management.” Because snow leopards are endangered, secretive, and cryptic, they are very difficult to study in the wild. Safia’s award will enable her to design and optimize genetic probes for...


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