Danielle Keller, a graduate student in the Curriculum for the Environment and Ecology, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to pursue her studies under the direction of her faculty advisor, Dr. F. Joel Fodrie.
Both state and federal policymakers and managers are using doctoral student Rachel Gittman's dissertation research as they address coastal management challenges. “The policy implications of her rigorous and inspired research on how to minimize loss of coastal marsh ecosystem services are wide-reaching and highly significant," said co-adviser Charles Peterson, Ph.D.
Each year, The Graduate School at UNC-Chapel Hill presents Graduate Education Advancement Board Impact Awards to graduate students whose research is of exceptional benefit to North Carolina. This year, we have 41 Impact Award recipients—the most since we began in 2006.