School of the Environment Undergraduate Awards Presented in Spring 2014

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 6:30:00 AM



Congratulations to School of Environment undergraduate students recently awarded scholarships at special memorial lectures and events the Spring term of 2014.  Graduate awards were presented at the Eric Krause Memorial Lecture on Wed April 9 and will be presented at the School’s Research Day on Wed April 16.

Jane Goodall scholarship

This scholarship was awarded at a special reception with Dr. Jane Goodall, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace, on March 27, 2014 to Dylan Putzel, a BA student majoring in Environmental Studies and in Ethics, Society and Law, and Frank Xu, a fourth year BA student majoring in Environmental Studies and Pscyhology. 

Photo from left to right: Frank Xu, Jane Goodall, Dylan Putzel and Kimberly Strong (Director of the School of the Environment)

 

Robert Hunter Scholarship: 

This scholarship was presented at the Robert Hunter memorial lecture on March 18, 2014 to Kathryn Macdonald, BA student majoring in Environmental Studies; and Ethics, Society and Law and Nathan Miller, a BA student majoring in Environmental Studies and Urban Studies.

The scholarship was created with CHUM Ltd. in memory of Bob Hunter, Ecology Specialist Reporter at CITY TV in Toronto and co-founder of Greenpeace. It is awarded to outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in the School of the Environment’s environmental programs with preference given to students focusing their studies on climate.


Photo from left to right: Kathryn Macdonald, Kimberly Strong (Director of the School of the Environment), and Emily Hunter (Robert Hunter’s daughter)


Photo from left to right: 
Nathan Miller, Kimberly Strong (Director of the School of the Environment), and Emily Hunter (Robert Hunter’s daughter)

 

Douglas Pimlott Award and Scholarships:

These awards and scholarships were presented at the Douglas Pimlott memorial lecture on February 12, 2014.  These awards are in honour of Douglas Pimlott, the first Director of the former Environmental Studies Program at Innis College.  They are awarded to School of the Environment students with excellent levels of academic achievement combined with a demonstrated commitment to social involvement in environmental issues. 


Photo from left to right: Kimberly Strong (Director of the School of the Environment), Alissa Saieva, Laura Squires, Monte Hummel (WWF President Emeritus and award presenter), Claire Westmacott, Mark Pimlott (Douglas Pimlott’s son).


PIMLOTT AWARD:
Maha Mansoor, BSc student; Environmental Studies and Forest Conservation Science majors, Environmental Geography minor.
Alissa Saieva, BA student; Environmental Studies and Political Science majors.

PIMLOTT ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP:
Laura Squires, BA student, Environmental Studies and Environmental Geography majors.

PIMLOTT GRADUATING SCHOLARSHIP:
Michelle Mockus, BSc student, Environmental Studies and Psychology majors, Environment & Behaviour minor.
Alexandra Robertson, BA student, Environmental Ethics major, Political Science specialist.
Claire Westmacott; BA student, Environmental Studies and English majors.