Field studies have a rich history in higher education with effective active learning pedagogy that immerses students in the environment, helping to transform them into the next generation of scientists.
Last spring CES faculty Dan McGarvey, James Vonesh, and adjunct instructor & Chesapeake Bay Foundation Staff Scientist Joe Wood envisioned a new collaborative course block focused on freshwater science and policy dubbed “Freshwater Fridays“. Read More
The River Management Society has named Virginia Commonwealth University professor James Vonesh, Ph.D., the recipient of its Outstanding Contribution to the River Management Society Award. Read More
Excited to be back from our first NSF RIVER Field Studies Network workshop @ Camp Lotus on the American River in California. The vision of this network is to transform undergraduate STEM education through immersive, interdisciplinary river and watershed programs. Read More