Graduate students Elisa Di Meglio, Kali Melby, and Beth Rutila made it to Red Dog Mine north of the arctic circle to look at lichen diversity and collect moss along the haul road. Read about their adventures at http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/fieldnotes/.
Welcome to the new REU summer interns! Interns Anna Miller (Reed College) and Brooke Mattson (Hope College) will be working in the Shiel lab. Check out Brooke’s blog at http://metalingwithmoss.wordpress.com/.
Interested in hearing about the experiences of former Shiel Lab undergraduate summer interns? Read about the summer research experiences of OSU undergraduate Devan Fitzpatrick and University of Wisconsin, River Falls undergraduate Kali Melby on the Former Student Experiences page.
Congratulations to recent B.S. Environmental Science graduate Christina Murphy who won 1st place for her poster, Evaluation of trace element concentrations in Oregon’s edible wild-foraged mushroom species, at the 2017 Northwest Scientific Association meeting in Ashland, OR.
A new ICP-OES will be installed in the Keck Lab early January. The acquisition was funded by a RERF grant from OSU (lead PI Adam Kent). Learn more about the Keck Lab and the other instruments housed there at http://wmkeck-icpms.coas.oregonstate.edu.
New Shiel lab PhD student Sophia Wensman receives prestigious ARCS Foundation Scholar Award. Congratulations Sophie!
Water Resources MS Student Beth Rutila was recognized at GSA 2016 in Denver for her outstanding research proposal. Beth’s proposal was one of ten recognized out of 699 applicants.
M.S. student Beth Rutila and REU students Devan Fitzpatrick (OSU) and Kali Melby (University of Wisconsin, River Falls) present summer research at the Geological Society of America meeting in Denver.
Drs. Shiel, Kent, Haley, and Pett-Ridge received NSF MRI grant to acquire a new multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer for isotopic studies in earth and environmental studies.
REU students Deven Fitzpatrick (OSU) and Emily Hetman (Ashland University) present summer research at the Geological Society of America meeting in Baltimore.