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Environmental Science Institute News

NOAA Environmental Cooperative Science Center (ECSC), Florida A&M University, Environmental Sciences Institute: Oil Spill Response
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Oil Spill Academic Task Force (OSATF)
Florida A&M University is a part of the Oil Spill Academic Task Force (OSATF). read more

Deepwater Horizon Oil Incident: Oil Spill Presentation. View the presentation.

ESI Graduate Student Selected for International Bioinfomatics Course
Huan Chen, a doctoral graduate student in the Environmental Sciences Institute (ESI) has been selected by an international panel of experts to attend a highly selective international course on Bioinfomatics and Comparative Genome Analysis to be held in Hong Kong in August. (Posted-July 02, 2009) read more

SPRING 2009 ESI GRADUATE
Jesse Thomas is a native of Jacksonville, Florida: the son of Jesse and Linda Thomas, brother of Jesshelle Thomas, and father of Christopher and Jaden Thomas (twin baby boys). He enrolled at Florida A&M University in the Fall of 2004 where he majored in Environmental Sciences.(Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

SRS SCEP STUDENT WINS FIRST PLACE AT ANNUAL MEETING
Viniece Jennings, a SRS SCEP student recently won first place in a research discussion contest at the annual meeting for the Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) in Indianapolis, Indiana. This year’s research discussion competition included five finalists. (Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

FAMU ECSC OCEAN SCIENCE BOWL TEAM WINS 2ND PLACE AT THE NOSB REGIONAL COMPETITION
Florida A & M University’s Environmental Cooperative Science Center (ECSC) Ocean Science Bowl Team competed in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) at the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg, Florida on February 21, 2009. (Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

SPRING 2009 ESI GRADUATE
Ms. Geldar Matungwa participated in the 16th annual FGLSAMP Expo in Miami on February 26 -March 1, 2009 where she gave an oral presentation on ‘The Sensitivity Analysis of SCIPUFF’ and won 3rd place in the Life Sciences category. (Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

DR. CHARLES JAGOE, ENVIRONMENTAL COOPERATIVE SCIENCE CENTER DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR
Charles “Chuck” Jagoe received his B.S. from Clarkson University in New York, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Maine, and did postdoctoral work at Rutgers University.  Trained as a zoologist, his interests include environmental sciences, ecology, and toxicology. (Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

ESI SPRING 2009 GRADUATE AND OUTSTANDING UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM STUDENT
Sherrita Commey is a fourth year environmental sciences student with a concentration in environmental toxicology from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She currently serves as treasurer for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.(Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

GRADUATE SCIENCES PROGRAM (GSP) STUDENT COMPLETES HER DOCTORATE DEGREE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCENOAA's Office of Education, Educational Partnership Program (EPP) is pleased to announce that Graduate Sciences Program (GSP) student April N. Croxton completed her Doctorate Degree in Environmental Sciences from Florida A&M University (FAMU) in December 2008.(Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

SPRING 2009 ESI GRADUATE
Nikisha Sookwah is a fourth year environmental sciences student from Trinidad and Tobago. She is active in the Environmental Science Student Organization, in which she currently serves as the treasurer, and is also a member of the Caribbean Students’ Association. (Posted- April 15, 2009) read more

ESSO HOSTED A BOWLING SOCIAL FOR ALL FACULTY, STAFF, AND STUDENTS OF ESI

On February 6, 2009, ESSO hosted a bowling social for all faculty, staff, and students of ESI.  The event occurred at Seminole Bowl at 6:30pm. (Posted- April 15, 2009) read more 

DR. ELIJAH JOHNSON RECEIVES THE ESI OUTSTANDING FACULTY AWARD AT THE RECENT ESI 50TH OCCASION CELEBRATION

Drs. Henry Neal Williams and Micheal Abazinge also recognized.
The Environmental Sciences Institute (ESI) held a 50th Occasion Celebration with faculty, staff and students during the fall 2008 semester which featured the unveiling of anonymous co-incidental 50th milestone events that marked 10 years of it’s degree granting status, the presentation of ESI First-Time Awards and honorable recognitions of faculty, staff and students for their contribution to the success of the ESI. (Posted- October 10, 2008) read more

ASTOUNDING MILESTONES UNVEILED AT ESI 50TH OCCASIONS CELEBRATION

Faculty, staff, and students looks in wonder as to what Dr. Richard Gragg, Associate Director, is about to unveil at the Environmental Sciences Institute’s (ESI) 50th Occasion Celebration with faculty, staff and students during the fall 2008 semester.  This celebration featured the unveiling of anonymous co-incidental 50th milestone events that marked 10 years of ESI’s degree granting status. (Posted- October 10, 2008) read more

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES INSTITUTE (ESI) ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR. MARICIA ALLEN OWENS JOINS AL GORE'S CADRE OF CLIMATE CHANGE TRAINERS
The Climate Project (TCP), a nonprofit organization based in Nashville, TN held it’s first-ever Faith Community Training October 8-10, 2008. The training, led by Nobel Laureate Al Gore, resulted in the addition of 135 new TCP presenters to the base of more than 2000 dedicated volunteers who deliver a version of the TCP slide show based on the award-winning film An Inconvenient Truth. (Posted- October 10, 2008) read more