Winter 2016 Student News

Meagan Aliff received her MS degree in August 2015. Aliff was advised by Euan Reavie.

Sara Heger received her Ph.D. in August 2015. Her dissertation was titled: Evaluation of Four Milk House Waste water Treatment Systems in Minnesota. Heger was advised by Ed Nater and Jim Anderson.

Scott Kronholm received his Ph.D. in August 2015. His dissertation was titled: Hydrologic flowpath and other natural and anthropogenic factors controlling nitrogen movement from the landscape to streams. Kronholm was advised by Paul Capel.

Sarah Nicholas, Ph.D. student in the Department of Soil, Water and Climate and supported by the WRC through a grant-funded project with her advisor Brandy Toner (WRS faculty, SWC), has taken a post-doctoral fellowship in Peter Croot's lab, National University of Ireland, Galway. The fellowship is funded by the Irish Center for Research in Applied Geosciences (ICRAG). Nicholas will measure dissolved Fe, Al and Mn from the South Pacific gyre on the German R/V Sonne December 2015-January 2016. Following that, she will measure Fe, Ti, Rn and the Ra quartet in the north Atlantic on the Irish Marine Institute R/V Celtic Explorer and on the Irish shelf on the R/V Celtic Voyager.

Matthew Teneyck received his Ph.D. in July 2015. Teneyck was advised by Donn Branstrator.

New WRS faculty: Ralph J. Garono, Aquatic Ecologist, Research Associate, Large Lakes Observatory/ Natural Resources Research Institute. Garono holds a Ph.D. in Aquatic Ecology from Kent State University,
and an MS in Biology from Youngstown State University.