On August 28, 2020, grad student Tyler Harman defended his Master�s thesis, �Analysis of seasonal changes in thermal stress resilience and innate immunity in the temperate coral, Astrangia poculata, from future climate impacts."
On July 10, 2020, graduate student Matt Allen successfully defended his Master's thesis, titled "Public and environmental health restoration of the Little Flower Creek watershed, Muskegon County, Michigan".
On July 2nd, 2020, graduate student Jasmine Mancuso successfully defended her thesis, "Bloom or bust: Search for phytoplankton community drivers using long-term time-series observations and field measurements in a model Great Lakes estuary".
Paige Kleindl successfully defended her master's thesis, titled "Shoreline restoration and source of nutrient enrichment impacts on macrophyte and epiphytic algal communities."
Graduate student Molly Lane successfully defended her Master's thesis, titled "The implementation of qPCR beach monitoring methods: analysis of a multi lab validation study and the role of environmental parameters on a comparison of Colilert and qPCR".