FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Pfeiffer awarded 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant
Vera Pfeiffer, a doctoral candidate in the Nelson Institute's Environment and Resources program, has been awarded a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for graduate research abroad. She will study ecology in the Czech Republic.
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Bringing satellites to users can improve public health and safety
The drumbeat calling scientists to share their work with the public is as loud as ever, and Tracey Holloway is happy to answer. It’s just that education isn’t exactly what she’s offering. She’s got satellites.
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Dan Vimont: Climate research and all that jazz
Dan Vimont was at a crossroads. With high school graduation approaching, he had been accepted to both the University of Washington, where he planned to study jazz piano, and Gonzaga University, where he considered pursuing physics. His heart said piano, but his head – and a nudge from his parents and other mentors – said physics.
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Beyond eating: Indirectly, deer change the landscape
It is widely known that the white-tailed deer is a nonstop eater. Unless it is sleeping or fleeing from a predator, the keystone North American herbivore is nearly always nibbling.