Members of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment Class of 2002.

Back row, left to right: Leys Bostrom, Maria Sinnamon, Hannah Shayler, Marjorie Lundgren, Rachel Towers, Emily Templin. Front row: Jessica Schwartz and Laura Roe.

Read and download Senior Integrative Project (SIP) abstracts or Reflection Papers for the Class of 2002.

Leys Bostrom
Major: Gender and Women's Studies
Internship: Institute for Central American Development Studies in Costa Rica
Senior Integrative Project: Hidden From View: A Closer Look at Banana Production in Costa Rica

Marjorie Lundgren
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: Anthropology
Internship: Invasive Species Monitoring and Control Intern at The Nature Conservancy in Connecticut
Senior Integrative Project: Environmental and Site Characteristics Influencing Invasion of Ten Exotic Plant Species in Southern New England

Laura Rowe
Major: Ethnobotany
Internship: The commercialization of tropical medicinal plants under the Malaysia-MIT Biotechnology Partnership at MIT
Senior Integrative Project: Intellectual Property Rights in the K-Economy: Use and Protection of Traditional Knowledge

Jessica Schwartz
Major: Biology
Internship: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. in Watertown Massachusetts
Senior Integrative Project: Long term Change (1952-1992) in the Vegetation of the Bolleswood Natural Area, Connecticut College, New London Connecticut

Hannah Shayler
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: Art
Internship: The Freshwater Ecology Lab at Connecticut College
Senior Integrative Project: Biodiversity of the diatom genus Brachysira Kutsing (Bacillariophyceae) in the Ocala National Forest, FL, USA

Maria Sinnamon
Major: Environmental Studies
Internship: Water Management Bureau, DEP of Hartford
Senior Integrative Project: The Response in Water Quality and the Propagation of Pollution-Senstive Taxa of the Naugatuck River Due to the Upgraded Waterbury Treatment Plan

Emily Templin
Major: Environmental Studies, Minors: Government and Biology
Internship: Environmental research and policy intern at Oregon Environmental Council
Senior Integrative Project: Mobilizing Support for School Environmental Health Issues: A Study of Connecticut Movements in New London, Lyme-Old Lyme and Litchfield

Rachael Towers
Major: Religious Studies
Internship: Historical and ethnobotanical research at the Mashantucket-Pequot Museum and Research Center, Mashantucket, CT
Senior Integrative Project: Spiritual Aspects of Native New England Ethnobotany: Beliefs and Practices of New England Tribes and Lessons for Western Society