WHAT THEY LEARNED: Nora Weathers ’16

WHAT THEY LEARNED: Nora Weathers ’16

Inspired by a topic from her Superlab course, the chemistry major and environmental studies minor researched the long-term reservoirs of pesticide DDT—which has been banned for almost 50 years in the U.S.—in salt marsh sediment.

Where They’re Headed: Alana Thurston ’16

Where They’re Headed: Alana Thurston ’16

After she finishes her six-week ecological field and lab work at the Toolik Lake field station in Alaska, Alana Thurston ‘16 will become a laboratory and field technician at Drexel University’s Patrick Center for Environmental Research.

Where They’re Headed: Grace Klinges ’15

Where They’re Headed: Grace Klinges ’15

Grace Klinges ’15 is a research fellow with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, working to develop ways to respond to abandoned and active hazardous waste sites.

A Summer Bounty at the HaverFarm

A Summer Bounty at the HaverFarm

Growing interest from students in sustainable, local food has led to an on-campus, student-run farm, which supplies food to Dining Services and a weekly farm stand.