New news

June 30, 2016

After a long hiatus since our last update (translation: Akasha graduated and Sharon did not pick up the slack…), there are many great events to report from the Collinge lab. Chris Javornik successfully defended his BA/MA thesis (November 2014) and has been employed as a Fisheries Technician by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  Akasha Faist successfully defended her PhD dissertation (December 2014) and is currently a postdoctoral researcher studying restoration of biological soil crusts with Dr. Nichole Barger in EBIO. Mari Elise Ewing successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation (October 2015) and is an Assistant Professor of environmental studies at Austin College in Sherman, TX. And Karen Schlatter successfully defended her MA thesis (April 2016) and is employed as an Adaptive Management Specialist and Program Manager for the Colorado River Delta Program of the Sonoran Institute in Tucson, AZ. Such great work and great successes, everyone! And Sharon has been busy collecting and analyzing vernal pool data and will now try to be more timely with news updates…