Mark Reiland, an MS candidate in Environmental Conservation, will defend his thesis paper entitled, “The effect of leaves and steel support cables on the dynamic properties of northern red oak (Quercus rubra) with co-dominant trunks” on June 11 at 11 am in Rm 312A, Holdsworth Hall. His exam committee members are Dr. Brian Kane, Dr. Dennis Ryan, and Dr. Yahya Modarres (Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering). A copy of his thesis is available in Holdsworth 225.