Thursday, December 19, 2013

UIS announces Outstanding Master's Thesis/Project Award winner

The Research Board at University of Illinois Springfield announced the winner of its Outstanding Master's Thesis/Project Award.

Christopher L. Young, environmental studies, won for “Response of the Franklin's Ground Squirrel to Recreational Trail Development in Springfield, Illinois.” In addition, Nathan T. Grider, biology, received the Special Merit Award for “Growth, Condition, and Diet of Alligator Gar (Atractosteus Spatula) Released in Merwin Preserve.”

Other nominees were Adam Bell, educational leadership; Juanita Blanco, political science; Kristen Chenoweth, English; Ryan D. Nelson, history; and Blake Wood, communication.

The story was featured in The State Journal-Register on December 19, 2013.

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