Earth & Environmental Studies

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Geoscience Alum Describes His Experience as a Paleontology Intern

Matthew Ferlicchi knew he had a passion for fossils and understanding life's past after his experience earning his Master's here at Montclair which lead him to an internship in Death Valley.

Environmental Management PhD students win in poster and oral competitions at American Association of Geographers Meeting

Over 160 students attended the Middle States Division American Association of Geographers Meeting in Geneseo, NY where Meghann Smith and Gia Nguyen won in best graduate student categories for their projects.

WalletHub releases 2017’s Greenest Cities in America

Along with the data and results, they received feedback from professional regarding why "going green" is important. One of those professionals was Dr. Robert Taylor, EAES.

Montclair State Researchers Awarded NSF STEM +Computing Grant

Project to integrate computational and mathematical thinking into earth and environmental science teaching

Congratulations to EAES student and faculty award winners

2 EAES faculty and 14 students were among the awardees honored by the University, the College of Science and Mathematics, and the Department of Earth and Environmental Studies this spring.

A Letter from New Guinea – by William H. Thomas

Kairik Airport – Porgera Station – Enga Province - Papua New Guinea

EAES launches online Professional Science Masters in Sustainability Leadership

This online graduate degree program can be completed in one year and is designed to fill a management need for governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and private-sector companies.

Helping STEM Pioneers Succeed

An interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Dirk Vanderklein (Biology) and funded by the National Science Foundation's Education Dept. seek to help first generation students succeed in STEM majors. Others on the project include Nina Goodey (Chemistry), Joshua Galster (EAES) and Julie Dalley (Research Academy for University Learning)

CSAM Faculty Validate EPA's Hackensack River Contamination

Dr. Michael Kruge, EAES and Dr. Kevin Olsen, Chemistry, studied sediment samples collected by the EPA from the Hackensack River that indicate the riverbed is laced for 22 miles with a toxic cocktail made up of dozens of contaminants, from its mouth in Newark Bay up to the Oradell Reservoir. Wochit

Dr. Melissa Hansen (center) is hooded by her advisor, Earth and Environmental Studies professor Dr. Sandra Passchier (right) and CSAM Dean Dr. Robert Prezant (left)

Congratulations to three new PhDs in Environmental Management.

The Environmental Management program congratulates Drs. Alejandra Bozzolasco, Melissa Hansen, and Nanzhu Li, who successfully defended their dissertations and received their doctoral degrees at the Winter 2017 Commencement.