The award was announced at the Memphis Area Geographic Information Council conference held Nov. 16-17 at the Agricenter in Memphis.
Olivia Muehlberger, a 2016 Rhodes alumna from Austin, TX, has been selected to receive a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Adrienne Bober, a senior environmental studies major from New Canaan, CT, has been awarded the 12-month Cary Fowler ’71 Environmental Studies Fellowship with the Crop Trust in Bonn, Germany.
Urban Forestry Fellows won first place for their research poster showing early results of their studies regarding the regeneration dynamics and species composition of the Old Forest located across campus.
Seniors Ethan Williford and Mac Wilson served as the Urban Forestry fellows in the fall of 2016.
Rhodes is a Level 4 arboretum, and many Urban Forestry Fellows are researching Overton Park’s old growth forest and planning events to engage the community in environmental stewardship.
Dr. Sarah Boyle is part of a team of 31 primatologists who have been analyzing the conservation status of 504 primate species from around the world.
Dr. Tait Keller has been awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to continue research on the wide-spread and long-lasting environmental effects caused by World War I.
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