Members of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment Class of 2008.

(Back Row, l-r): Lindsay Michel, Cara Donavan, Katy Serafin, Jessica LeClair, Bianca Kissel, (Front Row, l-r) Kathryn Gutleber, Eliza Greenman, Gabe Sidman, Christina Comfort, Kelsey Jacobsen

Read and download Senior Integrative Project (SIP) abstracts and Reflection Papers for the Class of 2008.

Christina Comfort
Major: Biology, Minor: Dance
Internship: Save Our Seas, Hanalei, Hawaii
Senior Integrative Project: Drugs from the Sea: Discovery, Development and Sustainability

Cara Donovan
Majors: Hispanic Studies, Environmental Studies
Internship: The Rainforest Education & Resource Center, Cusco, Peru
Senior Integrative Project: Ethnobotanical Guide to the Casa Matsigenka

Eliza Greenman
Major: English
Internship: Norman Bird Sanctuary, Middletown, RI
Senior Integrative Project: Nature as a Theme in Selected Readings in American Literature

Kathryn Gutleber
Majors: English, Environmental Studies
Internship: E-The Environmental Magazine, Norwalk, CT
Senior Integrative Project: People, Planet, Profits: The Development of a Triple Bottom Line for Connecticut College

Kelsey Jacobsen
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: Art/French
Internship: Operation Wallacea, Indonesia
Senior Integrative Project: Modeling Planktonic Larval Dispersal Patterns to Improve the Design of Marine Protected Areas

Bianca Kissel
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: Botany
Internship: Cross-Cultural Solutions, Ayacucho, Peru
Senior Integrative Project: The Botanical Importance of Coca and the Environmental Impact of the Cocaine Industry in Peru

Jessica LeClair
Majors: International Relations, Environmental Studies
Internship: Snowchange, Varangerbotn, Norway
Senior Integrative Project: Voices from the Far North: The Environmental Injustice of Circumpolar Climate Change

Lindsay Michel
Major: Environmental Studies, Anthropology
Internship: Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, Mashantucket, CT
Senior Integrative Project: Stonewalls: A Stacked History of Land Use and Ownership in the Connecticut College Arboretum

Katherine Serafin
Major: Environmental Studies
Internship: U.S.Geological Survey, St. Petersburg, FL
Senior Integrative Project: Seasons, Storms and Seawalls: A Comparison of Constrained and Unconstrained Beaches

Gabe Sidman
Major: Environmental Studies, Minor: History
Internship: Gettysburg National Military Park, Gettysburg, PA
Senior Integrative Project: History Trumps the Turtle: A Comparative Analysis of the Simultaneous Management of Cultural and Natural Resources in the National Park Service