Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., in partnership with the Rosalind Franklin Society has launched a prestigious annual award to recognize outstanding published peer-reviewed research by women and underrepresented minorities in science in each of the publisher’s peer-reviewed journals.
Graduate students Rong Li and Xinhuiyu Liu have won prestigious graduate fellowships from NASA -- the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) fellowship. 62 proposals were selected among the 394 proposals submitted.
Sometimes faculty and staff collaborate on things as well! Professor Jim Galloway and staff member Elizabeth Jackson had a fun time bringing their ‘colleagues’ Fred and Clucky together. We had an ‘egg’cellent time. Credit to CB Allen for the photos.
Environmental Sciences graduate students Clare Rodenberg and Spencer Tassone were selected by the Jefferson Scholars Foundation as 2 out of 21 students to receive Jefferson Fellowships, the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Recipients of the Jefferson Fellowship are selected based on their potential as scholars, teachers, public servants and business leaders and receive full financial support to attend the University for the fellowship period.
Graduate student, Tara Illgner, was selected for the 2022 Environmental Fellowship Program at the Yale School of Environment where she will work with the MacArthur Foundation's Climate Solutions team focusing on equitable clean energy policies in the U.S. and India. Congratulations Tara!
Grad student, Tara Illgner, published environmental justice article titled "Solution-Driven Data for Environmental Health" in the American Public Health Association (APHA) One Health Newsletter on March 5th, 2022
The UVA Department of Environmental Sciences seeks to recruit and support a postdoctoral fellow from any field within the environmental sciences through the Rising Scholars Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, sponsored by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and the Mellon Foundation. We also encourage applicants whose scientific research informs environmental justice. This opportunity is part of the College of Arts and Sciences’ mission to support career development for scholars from underrepresented groups.
Three Ph.D. students at the University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences have been awarded Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowships. This award supports students whose research addresses coastal challenges in Virginia with up to $40,000 per academic year. These three UVA students join a cohort of five other Graduate Research Fellows from Virginia universities.