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Meet new faculty member Ashley Helton

We welcome newly appointed Assistant Professor Ashley Helton to the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Helton is a Kentucky-native, and grew up playing outdoors at Land Between the Lakes. She received her BS in environmental studies from the University of Cincinnati, where she studied treatment systems for coal mine pollution. Ashley earned both […]

Meet graduate student Sean Ooi

A MS degree student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Sean Ooi is concentrating on the denitrification in New England salt marshes as his area of research. Here is how he answered our questions. Where did you study as an undergraduate? What was your major? I studied at the University of Michigan […]

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]

The Department of Natural Resources and the Environment: an overview

As evidenced by the name, faculty in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE) focus on management and conservation of our planet’s limited natural resources, including earth’s water and climate system, air quality, forests, fisheries and wildlife resources. “Our departmental research mission statement is to contribute to the solution of environmental problems, to […]

Awards and accolades for CAHNR

The Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation (MFBF) reported that they awarded animal science student Erin Norris the $500 Gregory Finn Scholarship, which is given in honor of the bureau’s former information and public relations director. MFBF President, Ed Davidian, said, “Erin is a deserving applicant for our scholarship.” Norris, who is a native of Massachusetts, was […]