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Professor McDonald win award! (15 May 2014)

Our own Professor McDonald is was honored for his wildlife work as the 2014 recipient of the John Pearce Memorial Award from the Northeast Section of the Wildlife Society - congratulations! 

Wildlands Clean-Up! (November 2013)

Our students "volunteered" their lab periods to clean up the University Wildlands and property along the Westfield River - three truck and trailer loads full of trash, construction debris, and tires were collected!

Clean-up!

Westfield State Open House (October 2013)

The ENVS Department was well-represented at the Open House Programs in Scanlon Banquet Hall this semester.

ENVS Open House 2013

Westfield State University Commencement (17 May 2013)

Congratulations!

Commencement 2013

Spring NEARC Conference (14 May 2013)

Nichole Giles presented her project Westfield State University Web GIS: A Student-Led Project Serving the Campus at the Spring Northeast ArcUser Conference at UMass Amherst 14 May 2013 and won 2nd price in the poster contest - congratulations!

NEARC Spring 2013

Academic Excellence Awards 2013

Congratulations to Nicole Giles and Eric Frary for receiving the 2013 Academic Excellence Awards for their outstanding scholarship at Westfield State University. From left to right: Dr. Michael Vorwerk, Nicole Giles, President Dobelle, and Eric Frary.

ENVS Acdemic Awards 2013

ENVS Open House for Incoming Students (21 February 2013)

We invited all accepted students and their parents to campus for an Open House which included: a reception with ENVS faculty and students, sitting-in on a real class, touring the campus, and a wilderness hike. The event was a great success and we thank everyone involved!

ENVS Open House 2013

ENVS Open House 2013

ENVS Open House 2013

Environmental Science in China (November 2012)

Professor Carsten Braun travelled to China recently and delivered a lecture at our partner school United International College in Zhuhai. They have a great Environmental Science program! 

CB at UIC

Westfield State Open House (November 2012)

The ENVS Department was well-represented at the Saturday Open House programs in Scanlon Banquet Hall this semester.

ENVS Open House 2012

Westfield State University Commencement (19 May 2012)

Congratulations!

ENVS Grads 2012

Environmental Science Students at Conference (27 April 2012)

Congratulations to our many students who presented their research at the 18th Annual Massachusetts Undergraduate Research Conference at UMass Amherst. Below Gabe Siegel (ENVS 2012) explain his bathymetric mapping of Russell Pond.

UMass 2012

ENVS / GARP Career Networking Night (3 April 2012)

Over 50 Environmental Science and Regional Planning students networked with successful alumni and professionals to learn more about future career opportunities in planning, GIS, and environmental science. Thanks to everyone who participated!

Career Night

Career Night 2

Academic Excellence Awards (April 2012)

Congratulations to Kim Burlingame for receiving the 2012 Academic Excellence Award for her outstanding scholarship at Westfield State University. From left to right: Dr. Michael Vorwerk, Kim Burlingame, and President Dobelle.

ENVS Awards 2012

January 2012 Course in Costa Rica

Dr. Tim Parshall organized a great January 2012 short-term academic course to Costa Rica that explored how people interact with their ecosystems, including natural resource use, environmental conservation, and food production.

Costa Rica January 2012

First Annual Dessert Smackdown (10/24/2011)

The results are in from our First Annual Mathematics vs. Environmental Science Dessert Smackdown: 31 desserts were submitted, 182 students, faculty, and staff voted, and we have a clear winner: April Clayton (Environmental Science) wins the title of Dessert Smackdown Queen - congratulations! 

Desert Smackdown

Westfield State Open House (October 2011)

The ENVS Department was well-represented at the Saturday Open House programs in Scanlon Banquet Hall this semester.

ENVS Opejn House

Westfield State University Commencement (05/21/2011)

Congratulations to our graduating seniors!

ENVS Grads 2011

Academic Awards for ENVS Students (April 2011)

Three of our students received Academic Excellence Awards for their outstanding scholarship at Westfield State University. From left to right: Dr. Tim Parshall, Daniel Demers, Amanda Gricus, Samantha Miskiv, and President Dobelle.

ENVS Awards 2011

Environmental Science Students present research at conference (11/20/2010)

Congratulations to our students who presented their research projects at the 9th Annual New England Environmental Research Symposium at Bridgewater State University (11/20/2010).

ENVS students at conference

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