She recently graduated from Rhodes with a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies. In addition to teaching, she plans to study environmental values in Estonian culture and how those values are essential in preserving natural spaces.
As a fellow, Gleeson will work at the Global Crop Diversity Trust in Bonn, Germany. The fellowship provides the opportunity for a recent graduate to develop an understanding of issues associated with agricultural biodiversity conservation.
When Helen Hope ’18 looks back on her childhood, she recalls a strong love for the outdoors. Now she combines that passion with the study of economics to help her develop an intersectional perspective on enviromental issues.
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.
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