You’ve all seen Estefania on this blog from time to time but I wanted to write a special post congratulating her on her dissertation project receiving funding for 1 year by the Oregon Sea Grant. Dr. Tawnya Peterson and Estefania just received the final approval last week. So a huge “Congrats” is in order!
The project will address the presence of emerging contaminants in the Columbia River Continue reading →
Julia Ruppell, now officially Dr. Julia Ruppell, defended her dissertation work on white-cheeked crested gibbons in May. She will be taking about a year to write up the results and get them published but here’s a snap shot of what she was studying. Continue reading →
Being the only Americans in a city of 1.25 million, you tend to stick out a little bit. It just so happened that we caught the eye of a reporter from the Ya’an Daily Newspaper. Over a steaming bowl of Ya’an’s best noodles at Mr. Cheng’s, we spoke about our projects involving the Giant Panda and also about our experiences in China.
If we didn’t stick out before, we certainly will now.