Meet the New Director

By Courtney Chazen on July 8, 2020 in Environment, News, Sustainability, Uncategorized

On July 1, David Fike officially became the Interim Director of InCEES, after serving as Associate Director since 2016. Fike is also director of the Environmental Studies program and professor of earth and planetary sciences. In between planning classes for the fall semester and managing his lab,...

Bat with white nose syndrome

Saving bats from deadly fungus

By Courtney Chazen on October 19, 2017 in Climate, Environment, News, Plants, Sustainability, Uncategorized

Joshua Blodgett, assistant professor of biology, knows that bats may not rank high on most people’s lists of lovable creatures. However, that has not stopped him from researching how to combat white-nose syndrome (WNS), an infectious disease that is wiping out bat populations across North America...

Washington University at COP 22

By Courtney Chazen on November 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

Each year, Washington University in Saint Louis sends a delegation of students to the global negotiations on climate – also known as the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP). During November 7 – 18 in Marrakesh, Morocco...