Department Undergrads Excel at UURAF

  • Apr 4, 2014
  • Award, Event, Undergraduate research

GLG undergraduates were well represented at the annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum and took home several top prizes.

Sydney Ruhala earned the award for best presentation in Environment Science & Natural Resources Oral Presentation Section 1, for her presentation on Regional analysis of the spatial and temporal patterns of environmental Hg loading in the Great Lakes. Her project mentor is Prof. David Long.

Haley Celovsky earned the award for best presentation in Environment Science & Natural Resources Poster Presentation Section 1, for her presentation on Nutrient and contaminant detention time through a dam: Model development. Her project mentor is Dr. Anthony Kendall.

Laura Bailey earned the award for best presentation in Environment Science & Natural Resources Poster Presentation Section 2, for her presentation on Understanding current and historical hydrology of the Boardman-Charlevoix and Jordan watersheds.

GLG undergraduate Caitlin O'Neil explains her research to GLG graduate student Erin Haacker

GLG undergraduate Caitlin O’Neil explains her research to GLG graduate student Erin Haacker

Her project mentors are Dr. Anthony Kendall and Dr. Sherry Martin. Laura was also awarded a 2014 Schoenl Family Undergraduate Grant for Dire Needs Overseas.

Congratulations to Sydney, Haley, and Laura for the well-deserved recognition of their research. “Well done” to all our students who presented research at UURAF. And a note of thanks to all the mentors.