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News and Events

There are a lot of exciting things going on within the MES program! Stay up to date with current events and news here.

  • Kenda Conley (who graduated from the MES/MPA program in 2017) recently published her thesis "Wastewater treatment plants as a source of microplastics to an urban estuary: Removal efficiencies and loading per capita over one year". The Post and Courier recently published an article highlighting her work. Check out the scientific paper and the Post and Courier article.
  • Audubon's Storks & Corks event is August 10, 2019 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Enjoy a night of wine and hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, the chance to observe up to 500 wood storks, shorebirds, and other wading birds, and a buffet style dinner with dessert. All proceeds go to support the Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary. Click here to register.
  • Check out this recent article in the Post and Courier featuring M.S. in Environmental Studies alumna Brooke Czwartack as she talks about about the SC Department of Natural Resources groundwater monitoring program. The article also features the Stono Preserve, the site of the Sustainable Agriculture Program's Student Garden.

For a schedule of upcoming student defenses, click here.

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