Sunday, May 11, 2014

Graduates earn diplomas

At today's UAF Commencement, 12 bachelor's, 10 master's and two doctoral degrees were granted to School of Natural Resources students.

Professor Meriam Karlsson prepares to escort students to the Commencement ceremonies at the Carlson Center May 11. From left (behind Dr. Karlsson), Michael Quinn, Kimberly Rowland,  Jonathan Keill, Jacob Hakala, Emily Garrett, Cole Burris.
Baccalaureate degrees
Cole D. Bures, B.S., Natural Resources Management: High Latitude Agriculture
Grant W. Cain, B.S., Geography, Geographic INformation Science and Technology
Kerri J. Crowder, B.A., Geography
Ryan P. Cunningham, B.S., Natural Resources Management: Plant, Animal and Soil Science
Jacob A. Hakala, B.S., Natural Resources Management: Forestry
Jennifer Lynn Lutze, B.S., Natural Resources Management
Michael A. Quinn, B.A., Geography
Rafael Rodriguez, B.S., Natural Resources Management; Humans and the Environment (magna cum laude)
Kimberly Ann Rowland, B.S., Geography: Environmental Studies
Jonathan Robert Smith, B.A., Geography
Dustin M. Thurman, B.A., Geography
AnneMarie Bridget White, B.S., Natural Resources Management: Forestry

Britta Schroeder earned her master's degree.
Master's Degrees
Garrett Lambert Altmann, M.S., Natural Resources Managment
Carson Alan Baugham, M.S., Natural Resources Management
Sunny Monique Castillo, M.S., Natural Resources Management
Emily R. Dickson, M.S., Natural Resources Management
Heidi L. Hatcher, M.S., Natural Resources Management

Brett Matthew Parks, M.S., International Environmental Principles and Policies, Interdisciplinary Program
Randy Louis Peterson, M.S., Forest Biometrics and Quantitative Analysis of Forested Ecosystems, Interdisciplinary Program
Britta J. Schroeder, M.S., Natural Resources Management
Nicole Y. Swenson, M.S., Natural Resources Management

Doctors of Philosophy
Cindy E. Fabbri, Ph.D., Natural Resources and Sustainability
B.A., Miami University, 1994, M. Ed., UAF, 2002
 Thesis: A Model for Sustainability science in Higher Education: Water Research, Science and Sustainability Literacy and Community Adaptive Capacity
 Major Professor: Dr. Elena Sparrow

Susan Loshbaugh receives her hood from Provost Susan Henrichs.
Susan Ferguson Loshbaugh, Ph.D,. Environmental History, Interdisciplinary Program
B.A., Carleton College, 1976, M.S., University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 1981
Thesis: The History of Land Use on Alaska's Kenai River and its Implications for Sustaining Salmon
Major Professors: Dr. Susan Todd and Dr. Falk Huettmann

The Carlson Center was filled with graduates, faculty and friends and family.

Brent Culleton carries the SNRE banner onto the stage.
Bret Parks shakes hands with Chancellor Brian Rogers.
Chancellor Rogers congratulates Jacob Hakala.

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