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Archive for April, 2015

Alumnus Frank Golet Ph.D ’73 Wildlife Biology has been Inducted in the the Hall of Fame

Posted: April 23rd, 2015
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Alumnus Frank Golet Ph.D ’73 Wildlife Biology has been inducted into the Hall of Fame, at the University of Rhode Island College of the Environment and Life Sciences. He is only the second person to be so honored.

Summer Course Announced “Engineering of Offshore Wind Energy Development for Non-Engineers”

Posted: April 21st, 2015
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Paul Sievert and Zara Dowling Among Collaborators Awarded Dept. of Energy Grant for Wind Turbine Bat Deterrent

Posted: April 16th, 2015
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The project entitled: “A Biomimetic Ultrasonic Whistle for Use as a Bat Deterrent on Wind Turbines ” will focus on design and manufacturing of a biomimetic ultrasonic pulse generator for use as a bat deterrent on wind turbines. During the design a whistle-like device emulated based on a bat larynx, mechanically powered via air flow over […]

Former Graduate Julian Fischer Won 2014 Science Leadership Award from USFWS

Posted: April 9th, 2015
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Julian Fischer, a Wildlife & Fisheries MS graduate (1988)  has won the prestigious 2014 Science Leadership Award from the US Fish & Wildlife Service.  Julian did his MS research on seabirds in Alaska and is currently the Project Leader for Region 7 Migratory Bird Management Waterfowl Division. Check out his many accomplishments! http://www.fws.gov/science/awards-Fischer-2014.html

Undergraduate, Kathryn Cooney, Won Second Place for the UMass Amherst Libraries Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award

Posted: April 8th, 2015
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Environmental Science major, Kathryn Cooney, won second place for the UMass Amherst Libraries Undergraduate Sustainability Research Award with her paper entitled, “Longitudinal Differences in Brook Trout Density and Mean Length in Headwater Streams of Western Massachusetts”. Kathryn was honored at the March 28th Dinner With Friends.