Graduate Students bring in Multiple Grants
Molly Albecker (Dr. M. McCoy) was the recipient of two awards in support of her study of the long-term ecological consequences of sea level rise and saltwater intrusion into coastal freshwater animal communities. The first was from the North Carolina Herpetological Society, and the second was from the Explorers Club.
Renee Fortner (Dr. Jolls) has been awarded the 2014 Catherine H. Beattie Fellowship for Conservation Horticulture from the Center for Plant Conservation of the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Garden Club of America in support of her work “The Reproductive Ecology of the Federally Endangered Cooley’s Meadowrue (Thalictrum cooleyi).”
Amanda Clauser (Dr. McRae) was awarded the the 2014 GCA Frances M. Peacock Scholarship for her project “Climate-related challenges to reproductive success in costal populations of a threatened secretive marsh bird, the King Rail” by the Scholarship Committee of the Garden Club of America.