PREVIOUS AWARDS OF THE SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS

2016

  • Sydney Ruhala (EES) – Revealing the role of stream-groundwater interactions on watershed carbon processing
  • Riva Denny (SOC) – US Farmers’ Actions and Beliefs Pertaining to Nutrient Management and Climate Change

2015

  • Michelle Quigley (PSMS) – Biogeochemical cycling and microbial community composition in unconsolidated detrital accumulations in shallow aquatic ecosystems
  • Elizabeth Schultheis (PLB) and Melissa Kjelvik (ZOL) – Unearthing scientific stories: Creating Data Nuggets with over 25 years of LTER data to improve K-16 quantitative literacy

2014

  • Dustin Kincaid (ZOL) – Biogeochemical cycling and microbial community composition in unconsolidated detrital accumulations in shallow aquatic ecosystems
  • Brendan O’Neill (PSMS) – An interdisciplinary approach for linking soil agroecosystem functions with farmer decision-making

2013

  • Christina Leshko (SOC)Samantha Noll (PHL)Zachary Piso (PHL), and Ian Werkheiser (PHL) – Recognizing value pluralism among ecosystem services experts and public stakeholders

2012

  • Moslem Ladoni (CSS) – Effects of cover crop on soil carbon sequestration and nitrate levels
  • Lisa Stelzner (PLB) – Phenology, abundance, diversity and arrangement (scattered versus clumped) of forbs in biofuel sites classified as marginal land

2011

  • Nikhil Jaikumar (CSS) – Ecophysiology of perennial grain crops
  • Megan Woltz (ENT) – Effects of landscape characteristics on predatory insect abundance, movement, and resulting biocontrol of crop pests