The award was announced at the Memphis Area Geographic Information Council conference held Nov. 16-17 at the Agricenter in Memphis.
College Raptor, an online resource that helps prospective college students explore college options, recently ranked Rhodes No. 10 among schools across the country as a “Hidden Gem for Women in STEM.”
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.
Rhodes students recent
Erica Carcelén, who has a major in biology and environmental science, is one of those students who has greatly benefitted from the Rhodes/Memphis Zoo partnership.
A team of researchers including Rhodes Professor Sarah Boyle and four Rhodes alumni—Brittany Pope, Maggie Blake, Stephen Leavelle, and Jennifer Marshall—have published an article in PLoS ONE along with several of the zoo’s scientists and elephant keepers.
Maraia Tremarelli, a senior environmental science major, recently won the Memphis Area Geographic Information Council (MAGIC) annual scholarship.
Ecology, Conservation Biology, GIS & Remote Sensing
Dr. Boyle studies how human actions impact the distribution, ecology, and conservation of fauna and flora. Her research also addresses the extent to which a species modifies its behavior when living in areas of high disturbance. Dr. Boyle conducts research in Central and South America, as well as locally in Memphis. Current student projects involve behavioral research at the Memphis Zoo and the analysis of local forests using GIS.
Beth Roberts, a resear