Anne Bernhard, associate professor of biology and chair of the Biology Department, has been awarded a $301,956 grant from the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative.
NEW LONDON, Conn. - This April, Connecticut College is cranking Earth Day up a notch with a month's worth of events aimed at promoting sustainability, conservation and awareness.
"Celebration Earth: 2009" will take on everything from water scarcity-derived violence to landing a "green" job. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise notes and take place on the Connecticut College campus.
"Water Scarcity and Conflict" is sponsored by The Goodwin-Niering Center for Conservation Biology and Environmental Studies and co-sponsored by the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Elizabeth Babbott Conant Symposium Fund, the Marjorie Dilley Lecture Fund, the Jean Thomas Lambert Environmental Lecture Fund, the Beaver Brook Foundation, the Connecticut Chapter of The Nature Conservancy, the Connecticut Institute of Water Resources and Rivers Alliance of Connecticut.
About Connecticut College
Situated on the coast of southern New England, Connecticut College is a highly selective private liberal arts college with 1900 students from all across the country and throughout the world. On the college's 750-acre arboretum campus overlooking Long Island Sound, students and faculty create a vibrant social, cultural and intellectual community enriched by diverse perspectives. The college, founded in 1911, is known for its unique combination of interdisciplinary studies, international programs, funded internships, student-faculty research and service learning.
For more information, visit www.conncoll.edu.
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