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Environmental Studies


Freshman Zielinski ’21 Awarded $5,000 in Grant Money for Research

Shenandoah University freshman Teresa Zielinski ’21, an environmental studies major with a minor in biology, recently received a $5,000 grant from the Virginia Native Plant Society to support research aimed at saving American chestnut trees. Courtesy of the grant, she will take part in research on the subject this summer alongside Assistant Professor of Biology, […]

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SU Hosts ‘Discoveries of a Triceratops and T. rex Dinosaur Hunter’

Noted paleontologist and Professor Emeritus John W. Happ, Ph.D., will present “Discoveries of a Triceratops and T. rex Dinosaur Hunter,” as the featured speaker at Shenandoah University’s annual Warrington Science Symposium on Wednesday, April 18, at 7 p.m. in Halpin Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium on main campus. The College of Arts & Sciences’ natural sciences […]

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Abrams Creek Wetlands in Frederick County, as seen from the City of Winchester's Abrams Creek Wetlands Preserve.

Shenandoah University Researchers And Virginia Ecologist Wrap Up Study Of Abrams Creek Wetlands

Frederick County and Winchester share a natural treasure, the Abrams Creek Wetlands, that is ecologically significant on a statewide basis, according to two scientists who have studied the site since the 1990s. For the past two decades, Shenandoah University Professor of Environmental Studies and Biology at Woodward Bousquet, Ph.D., and Virginia Natural Heritage Program Vegetation […]

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Alumni Successes

Shenandoah Exercise Science present at southeastern sports medicine conference.

Students Present At Sports Medicine Conference

A group of faculty and students from the Exercise Science department attended the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in February. Assistant Professor Jessica Kutz, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Jessica Peacock, Ph.D., took seven students that they mentored on research projects to allow the students to present their work. Winston Davis and […]

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Bryan Newman

Meet Your Alumni Board Member: Bryan Newman ’99, ’04

“My experiences at SU changed my life. My hard work coupled with the opportunities provided at SU, afforded me preparation for a career I am passionate about and a connection to the community I value greatly,” states Alumni Board member Bryan Newman ’99, ’04. After earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental studies in 1999, Newman […]

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