Dr. Missy McGee (PhD in Leadership and Change, GSLC) received the Associate Director’s Award Recognition in December 2020 selected by the Associate Directors of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture for her leadership in assisting her department in pivoting training programs amid the pandemic.
Jesse Caney, a student in the MS in Environmental Studies, Conservation Biology concentration, and MassWildlife, the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, were featured in Wareham Week for tagging two nestling baby bald eagles by placing colored bands on their ankles to track, study and test them from infancy to adulthood for ecotoxins and contaminants in their blood and feathers. During the banding process, Caney drew the eagles’ blood for testing. Caney’s graduate thesis is a first on the East Coast focusing on the presence of harmful manmade chemicals in eagle blood. You can read the complete article here.