Office of Undergraduate Research Education website. 1-25-17. Announced that three CAHNR students were among the fall 2016 IDEA Grant recipients. As part of IDEA group projects, horticulture students Peter Apicella and Jacob Griffith Gardner will direct breeding efforts of Aronia, a fruit bearing shrub. With a CLAS student, Kelsey Witik, an environmental science student, will study the effects of road salt on soils and trees.
Scientific American. 12-23-17. Ran an article about research into the toxicological risk from polar bears’ exposure to pollutants. It quoted Department of Natural Resources and the Environment Assistant Professor Melissa McKinney, who was not part of the study.
By Patsy Evans