Joan Ehrenfeld Award for Best Student Presentation in Urban Ecology

Here's an opportunity for urban ecology students, in honor of the late, great urban and restoration ecologist, Dr. Joan Ehrenfeld.

For students giving an oral presentation at the annual Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD in August: At this year's meeting the Urban Ecosystems Ecology (UEE) section of ESA will be awarding its 4th annual award in honor of the late Dr. Joan Ehrenfeld. The award is open to both undergraduate and graduate students giving an oral presentation in the field of urban ecology at the annual meeting. Students do not have to be a member of the UEE section to be eligible for this award. If you are interested in being considered for this award, send the following items to the UEE section vice-chair (Emilie Stander) by Friday, July 31, 2015: first and last name, title of talk, time and location of presentation, degree being sought (BA/BS, MS, PhD), your accepted abstract, and e-mail address. We will only be considering urban ecology presentations for the award.

Below is a brief description of the award:
Title: The Joan Ehrenfeld Award for Best Student Presentation in Urban Ecology
Section:  Urban Ecosystems Ecology Section of ESA
Short Summary: Joan Ehrenfeld was one of the pioneers of urban ecology whose contributions helped shape our knowledge of urban ecosystems. Her work spanned many taxa and systems, ranging from novel work on urban wetlands to the role of people in shaping urban ecosystem processes. Her former students and postdocs are continuing this work around the globe. In recognition of her many contributions to urban ecology, the best oral presentation in urban ecology given at the annual Ecological Society of America meeting is named in her honor.

Please send your application materials with the subject line
"Ehrenfeld Award" to: Emilie Stander, UEE Section Vice-Chair,
If you have any questions, please feel free to Dr. Stander.


Emilie K. Stander, PhD
Assistant Professor, Environmental Science
Dept. of Science and Engineering
Raritan Valley Community College
p: 908-526-1200 ext. 8344

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