Charlie Kontos Memorial Scholarship for Environmental Activism Awarded to High School Senior

Left to Right: Professor Paul Bologna, Montclair State University—worked with Charlie Kontos on the Fisher project; Logan Bateman; Silvio Laccetti; and Richard Lathrop—Charlie Kontos’ former advisor here at SEBS.

The Charlie Kontos Environmental Activist Award is named for Charlie Kontos, who passed away in 2010 and was, at the time, enrolled as a doctoral student in the Ecology and Evolution Graduate Program administered by the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Before his premature passing at age 33, Kontos had already made a significant contribution to wildlife biology studies with …

Six SEBS Faculty Selected for 2022-23 Provost’s Teaching Fellows Program

Ethan Schoolman

Congratulations to the six faculty in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences who are  among the 2022-23 Cohort of Provost’s Teaching Fellows announced by the Office of the Chancellor-Provost. The program was initiated in 2021 to support pedagogical innovation aimed at improving student learning outcomes. It includes full cohort sessions to share goals and build networks, as well as small group …

Bidle and Gonzalez Receive 2021-2022 Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards

Kay Bidle (left) and Angelica Gonzalez (right)

By Carol Peters, EOAS Communications The two are among only 31 faculty members across Rutgers University chosen by their colleagues to receive the prestigious year-end awards. Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, has named EOAS faculty members Kay D. Bidle and Angélica L. González recipients of two of the university’s 10 2021-22 Faculty Year-End Excellence Awards. Bidle, Professor, Department …