Awards and Honors
Dustin Ranglack, who graduated with his PhD at USU in 2014, has just been awarded the Southwood Prize by the British Ecological Society for a 2015 paper, of which he was first author, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology. That paper was a chapter in his dissertation. This international award is highly prestigious in ecology and puts a spotlight on graduate studies at USU. His major professor was Johan du Toit.
Virginia Burkett, USGS Associate Director of Climate and Land Use Change gave great praise to Doug Ramsey for the work the Remote Sensing/GIS Laboratory has done through UtahView. UtahView has been working with USU Extension to promote understanding of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as well as work done in development of geospatial education for K-12 groups around the state.
Terry Messmer has been selected to receive The Wildlife Society's 2016 Caesar Kleberg Award for Excellence in applied Wildlife Research. The award was established to recognize scientists whose body of work has resulted in application to wildlife management and conservation. The award will be presented at the Annual Members Meeting on October 16, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Awards and Honors Archive
Brianne Palmer has been named the 2015-2016 Wildland Resources Outstanding Senior. She will be honored at the QCNR Awards Banquet on Saturday, March 19, 2016.