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November 2017

LMC Activities

Emily Kindervater, graduate student working with Al Steinman, successfully defended her master’s thesis on Nov 1st.  The title of her presentation was: “Phosphorus retention in west Michigan two-stage agricultural ditches”

Tori Harris, graduate student working with Rick Rediske, successfully defended her master’s thesis on Nov 21st.  The title of her presentation was: “Determining the impacts of sawmill debris on benthic macroinvertebrate communities within Muskegon Lake, Michigan using traditional and genetic methods of identification”  

Justin Wegner, graduate student working with Mark Luttenton, successfully defended his master’s thesis on Nov 28th.  The title of his presentation was: “Brook trout behavioral thermoregulation and habitat selection in a small Michigan coldwater stream: Implications for successful management”

Al Steinman participated in a speed networking event for The Graduate School on November 8th.

Janet Vail helped to facilitate a workshop on Invasive Species held in Ada on November 8th.  The workshop was funded by a MDEQ grant with Michigan Tech and Wayne State taking the lead.

Janet Vail judged some of the projects at a Science Fair at Western Michigan Christian High School on November 10th.