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Meet Graduate Student Sean Ooi

A MS degree student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Sean Ooi is concentrating on the denitrification in New England salt marshes as his area of research. Here is how he answered our questions. Read More


Meet Graduate Student Jennifer Bourque

Jennifer Bourque, graduate student in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, was raised in a rural part of Connecticut, then headed off to Boston University to study engineering. After one semester, Bourque realized she missed being surrounded by the natural world. She returned to Connecticut, changing schools and her major. As a wildlife biologist, she enjoys traveling while conducting field work, and although she’s already visited quite a few places, the top spot on her destination wish list is Antarctica. Here is what she said in an interview. Read More


Meet Graduate Student Nancy Marek

Nancy Marek has always loved plants. She left her job as an arborist and returned to school to pursue her interest in forestry and plant development. As a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment (NRE), Nancy hopes to develop better tools and methods for controlling invasive species and monitoring overall forest understory health. Read More


Contact the Natural Resources and the Environment Department:

1376 Storrs Road, Unit 4087
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4087
(860) 486-2840