A total of 22 graduate students participated in the symposium which is intended to “highlight the research being conducted in our graduate program by giving students a chance to present their ideas and hopefully refine those ideas through the feedback they receive from faculty and other students at the symposium,” according to Dr. Robyn Wilson a faculty member in the School of Environment and Natural Resources who provided leadership in collaboration with Drs. Tom Koontz and Jeremy Bruskotter for this this year’s symposium.
Proposal presentations at the Syposium were grouped into the following topical areas:
• Wildlife and Habitat Management
• Agriculture, Soils, and Water
• Aquatic Sciences
• Human Dimensions of the Environment
• Forests, Fire, and Restoration
View the complete Symposium schedule and presenter abstracts here.
Image: Liane Swisher with her research poster, "The role of phenotypic plasticity in the invasion success of the red swamp crayfish (Procambarus clarkii)." Liane is an MS student in the Fisheries and Wildlife Science specialization advised by Dr. Lauren Pintor.