The incoming class of Calhoun Discovery Program students, which resulted from thousands of applications and hundreds of hours of interviews, represents the first successful outcome for the pilot; out of the 47 students offered, 41 have selected to join the program this fall.
People across the country are tackling the problem of wildland fire through many avenues, from prevention to restoration. But Anne-Lise Velez, collegiate assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Urban Studies and the Honors College, argues that communication is key.
Graduating College of Science seniors and research collaborators Aimee Maurais has been named the 2019 Outstanding Senior in the College of Science and Arianna Krinos has won the 2019 College of Science Senior Undergraduate Research Award.
The grant awarded to Esther Wisdom, a junior in the Honors College, is one of 17 of the approved proposals submitted by undergraduate students. Overall, 12 percent of the grant applications were approved for funding.