Kudos & Awards

DNRE Ph.D. Candidate Anne Armstrong is a co-author on a paper that was a finalist for the AASHE the Campus Sustainability Research Award


Brendan Quirion quoted in Nature Conservatory

First-of-its-kind study finds forest insects and diseases are leading to nearly 50 million more tons of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere each year.

Janelle Morano Among the New 2021 Sea Grant Fellows

The NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship Program in Population and Ecosystem Dynamics and Marine Resource Economics is designed to help Sea Grant fulfill its broad educational responsibilities and to strengthen the collaboration between Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). Since 1990, Sea Grant and NMFS have partnered to train students through this joint fellowship program in two specialized areas: population and ecosystem dynamics as well as marine resource economics.

2021 Dean’s Awards

Congratulations to our faculty for their outstanding achievements in academics, teaching, advising and professional service!

  • Cliff Kraft – Donald C. Distinguished Advisor Award
  • Rebecca Schneider – Professor of Merit Award
  • Nina Overgaard Therkildsen – CALS Young Faculty Teaching Award

2020-2021 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Recognition

Congratulations to Anne Armstrong on being selected as an Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment!

2021 Pack Natural Resources Essay Contest

On behalf of the Charles Lathrop Pack Foundation Essay Contest, the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (DNRE) and the Environment & Sustainability (E&S) major we would like to congratulate the winners of the 2021 Pack Natural Resources Essay Contest.

  • This year’s top prize was awarded to Alice Soewito (E&S) for the essay entitled, ‘The Stories we Tell Ourselves’. The essay was a wonderful piece about the ways that our worldviews, stories we hear, and trust in evidence often come into conflict when we make up our minds about natural resource management decisions.
  • The second place prize was awarded to Hannah Mirando (E&S) for the essay entitled, ‘Relationships and Resources: A Japanese Perspective on the Natural World’.
  • We also congratulate three Honorable Mention winners, Christine Sit (E&S), Matthew Sorge (IARD), and Kate Warren (E&S).

2021 Graduate Diversity & Inclusion Award

Congratulations to Taylor Brown for receiving the 2021 Early Career Exemplary Service Award!