Members of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment Class of 2005.

(Back row, l-r): Amy Phelan, Cam Hewitt, Rory Jose, Jen Godfrey, Cait McIntosh, Keiko Nishimoto, Kate Williams, Sarah Lumnah, Emily Weidner (Front row, l-r): Lauren Richter, Allen Bunting, Betsy Ginn, Marcie Berry

Read and download Senior Integrative Project (SIP) abstracts or Reflection Papers for the Class of 2005.


Marcie Berry
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: Art
Internship: South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South Carolina
Senior Integrative Project: The Benefits of Offshore Wind Farms for Renewable Energy and the Possible Creation of Artificial Habitat for a Variety of Marine Life, Using the Cape Wind Project in Nantucket Sound as a Case Study

Allen Bunting
Major: Anthropology
Internship: Penobscot Bay Press, Blue Hill, Maine
Senior Integrative Project: Nature, Environment and Consumption

Elizabeth Ginn
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: American Studies
Internship: City of New York Parks and Recreation and Natural Resource Group, New York, New York
Senior Integrative Project: Community Gardening and Urban Development in New York City

Genevieve Godfrey
Major: Zoology, Minor: Music
Internship: Mote Marine Lab Dolphin and Whale Hospital, Sarasota, Florida
Senior Integrative Project: The use of environmental enrichment in preparing a harbor porpoise for Human Care in Zoological Facility

Cameron Hewitt
Major: Sociology-based Human Relations
Internship: Wood River Land Trust, Ketchum, Idaho
Senior Integrative Project: Citizen Action and Land Conservation

Rory Jose
Major: International Relations
Internship: Department of Marine Resources, West Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Senior Integrative Project: The Environmental, Social, and Economic Impacts of Large Dams: A Case Study of the Three Gorges Dam in China

Sarah Lumnah
Majors: English, Government
Internship: Charles River Watershed Association, Waltham, Massachusetts
Senior Integrative Project: James Fenimore Cooper: Justifying History Through Manipulating the Environment

Caitlin McIntosh
Majors: Bio-organic Chemistry, English, Minor: Music
Internship: Rochester Equine Clinic, Rochester, New Hampshire; Connecticut College Chemistry Department, New London, CT
Senior Integrative Project: Plant poisoning of livestock : issues of economic impact and biological sustainability using Cicuta douglasii and Kochia scoparia case studies

Keiko Nishimoto
Majors: Botany, Environmental Studies
Internship: Philmont Scout Ranch, Cimarron, New Mexico
Senior Integrative Project: The US Forest Service and the Multiple-Use Sustained-Yield Act of 1960

Amy Phelan
Major: Environmental Studies
Internship: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Concord, Massachusetts
Senior Integrative Project: Restoration of a Pitch Pine / Scrub Oak Woodland at the Hopeville Pond Natural Area Preserve, Griswold , CT

Lauren Richter
Major: Sociology
Internship: Food and Agriculture Organization U.N., Rome, Italy
Senior Integrative Project: Equating Reason With Rational: How Rationality Limits Modern Approaches to Environmental Problems

Emily Weidner
Major: Botany, Minor: Art
Internship: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute at Barro Colorado Island, Ancon, Panama
Senior Integrative Project: Struggles for Cultural Survival in a Changing Environment: Two Panamanian Hydroelectric Projects and their Impacts on Indigenous Communities

Katherine Williams
Major: English, Minor: Music
Internship: Williams-Mystic Maritime Studies Program, Mystic, CT
Senior Integrative Project: Musings: A Sense of Place in Moby Dick