ESRM 100 students present their research

Every semester, the Introduction to Environmental Science students write a term paper discussing anything they want about environmental science. Then, the students pair up and present their research with the class. Normally, these presentations are through PowerPoint, but this semester, there was something different. Dr. Woo asked her students to make posters about their research[…]

Costa Rica Blog- NEW

Student Karina Casarez has officially finished a Costa Rica blog! entirely new blog site located at: “I am really proud of the way it looks and I hope you enjoy it. Within this site, I have included blog posts that describe what we did every day, a blog post after the trip was finished that includes[…]

The University of Idaho’s award-winning* McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS)

Live, learn, and teach in the mountains! Looking for a rewarding Masters program or to add to your current MS or PhD program? Do you want to combine ecology, science communication, and a field-based teaching experience?  The University of Idaho’s award-winning* McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) is accepting applications for next year’s graduate student class. […]

Professor Cynthia Hartley Featured in VCStar for Plover research!

Birds ready to mate at Ormond Beach The signs are there, in small markings in the sand called scrapes. Mating season is beginning for the western snowy plover. Check out this story on

Owens Valley-A technicians point of view

Owens Valley- A technician’s point of view This past weekend I went to Owens Valley with our Water Resource Management (ESRM 463) class led by Dr. O’Hirok. When I was an undergrad at CI, I wasn’t fortunate enough to take this class…and oh boy did I miss out! This trip was thought provoking, eye-opening, and[…]

University of Texas Master’s Degree in Env Sci/Marine Science

Great opportunity for a master’s degree program at University of Texas for students interested in Env Sci/Marine Science master program.   As part of a NOAA EPP funded consortium led by Florida A&M University, faculty at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are recruiting students for graduate research fellowships in UTRGV’s new Ocean, Coastal,[…]