Student research + Impact
Reducing Human-Wildlife Conflict
Doctoral student Alexander Killion
Humans and wildlife often detrimentally affect each other in landscapes that they share together. Finding ways to create co-benefits on shared landscapes has the potential to advance sustainable development goals.
Energy Independence in Puerto Rico
Masters Student Julia Magee
In phase II of a project that launched after Hurricane Maria, Professor José Alfaro and students partner with a local nonprofit to bring power to a small town in Puerto Rico. The students' master's project built upon the work implemented by their former classmates the year before.
Environmental Justice Screening Tools
Laura Grier (MS ’19), Delia Mayor (MS ’19) and Brett Zeuner (MS ’19)
Three SEAS students took on the challenge as their master’s project—with the goal to develop a Michigan-specific screening tool that would help identify the Michigan communities that are the most vulnerable and hardest hit by pollution.