Enivronmental Science & Policy (ES&P) Research Symposium
Graduating students (Class of 2015) presented their research at the Environmental Science and Policy (ES&P) Program Research Syposium on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Higgins Lounge and Dana Commons. Students participating in the Symposium included Gina Jenkins, Drema Khraibani, Nicole Daniels, Devi Prasad Adhikari, Sandra Kiplagat, Marissa Gallant, Mae Colcord, Jenkins Mecedo, Sarah Stanley, Bipana Sigdel, Jake Kailey, Ryan Collins, Kerri Lewis, Kelsey Shields, Bilin Basu, Stefanie Covino, Anjana Tamrakar.
Anjana Tamrakar in front of her research poster, “Cyanbacteria Monitoring in the Lower Charles River 2006-2014: Water Quality Assessment and Implications for Future Practice” (Reader: Prof. Timothy Downs) Photo: S. Covino
Drema Khraibani introduces her research with background context (detail)
Drema Khraibani provides explanations on her research.
Drema Khraibani – “Energy Poverty and Justice: Using Renewable Energy in Marginalized Countries to Overcome Climate Change and Support Human Development.” (Reader: Prof. Sam Ratick)
Nicole Daniels presents her research, “Agricultural Exposures and Risk of Type II Diabetes in Nicaragua: A Case-Control Study” (Readers: Prof. Barbara Goldoftas and Prof. Sam Ratick) to Josephine Munene (ES&P ’16)
Professors Timothy Downs and Marianne Sarkis (right) welcome students, faculty and guests to the 2015 Environmental Science and Policy Research Symposium at Dana Commons
Josephine Munene (ES&P ’16) listens to Jenkins Mecedo as he describes his research at the Symposium. Photo: S. Covino
Jenkins Mecedo in front of his research, “Enhancing Productivity and Livelihoods among Smallholder Irrigators through Biochar and Fertilizer Amendments at Ekxang Village, Vientiane Province, Lao PDR.” (Readers: Prof. Timothy Downs and Prof. Marianne Sarkis)
Jenkins Mecedo provides image diagrams to show the Schematics of Slow Pyrolysis (detail)
Clark Director of Sustainability Jenny Isler in conversation with Ryan Collins about his research, “The Business and Environmental Case for Energy Management at Vassar College” (Readers: Prof. Jennie Stephens and Prof. Donna Gallo)
Marissa Gallant presents her research conducted at the EcoTarium.
Marissa Gallant – “City Science: Understanding the Relationship between Ecological Exhibits and Urban Planning.” (Reader: Prof. Gregory Trencher)
Sean McCartney (GISDE ’15) and Marissa Gallant discuss her research during the Symposium.
Sean McCartney (GISDE ’15) and Marissa Gallant discuss her research at the Symposium.
Sarah Stanley listens as Tim Liponis (GISDE ’14) offers insight about her “Mass Bays National Estuary Program Interactive Resource Map” (Reader: Prof. Sam Ratick)
Chris Davies (ES&P/GSOM ’16) and Kelsey Shields discuss her research during the ES&P Symposium.