Student Stories: 'Bird scientist' does unique work in Hawaii
May 8, 2013
Mike Lohr early on knew exactly what he wanted to be. When he was a kid, he called it a "bird scientist." Now he knows the proper title is avian ecologist. The 2005 Penn State alumnus currently is involved in a groundbreaking conservation project at the Ka'ena Point Coastal Reserve in Hawaii.
Student Stories: Fisheries grad swims with sharks
April 11, 2013
To most people, swimming with sharks in an enclosed area would be terrifying, but to Jenifer McAndrew, it is just another day on the job.
Student Stories: The wildlife awaits for senior
December 14, 2012
Penn State student Megan Davis has always loved the outdoors and knew from an early age she wanted to dedicate her career to her love for nature.
The wildlife and fisheries science major spent the summer of 2011 doing just that. From May to August, Davis completed a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service internship, splitting her time between Parker ...