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10/17/2016 Political Science, Environmental Studies Leads Alumna Down the Path of Trail Development
Meet B.A. and M.S. alumna Courtney Mahronich, director of trail development for Friends of the Riverfront in Downtown Pittsburgh.
4/28/2016 Graduate Hooding 2016: New Grads Discuss Their Journey to a Master's Degree
More than 115 graduate students walked on stage to have their master’s degrees conferred at Point Park University’s annual Hooding and Degree Conferral Ceremony April 24.
8/24/2015 Professor Presents at Ecological Society of America Conference
Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., discussed research he conducted on plant succession in a restored floodplain wetland.
3/31/2015 Ecology Students Shadow Dinosaur Expert at Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Michael Bowen and Matthew Love recently shadowed Matthew Lamanna, Ph.D., assistant curator of vertebrate paleontology, at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.
10/9/2014 Botany Class Studies Wetland Conservation, Collaborates with Allegheny Land Trust
Through their lab work on tree growth and wetland vegetation, students taking Botany 205 with Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., are learning about the conservation of floodplain wetlands.
9/4/2014 Graduate Students Present Research on Air Pollutants, Conservation, Public Health
Point Park’s M.S.E.S. program is designed for individuals seeking positions as environmental professionals in industry, regulatory agencies and nonprofit organizations.
5/19/2014 Instructor's Teaching Based on Years of Experience Working in Public Health Field
Anthony Gaglierd teaches various courses in the undergraduate natural sciences majors as well as the M.S. in Environmental Studies program.
4/15/2014 Professor and Graduate Student Awarded Grant to Study Lichen
Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., and Joshua Daugherty, will be studying the species diversity and distribution of lichens at Pymatuning State Park this summer.
10/21/2013 Environmental Science Professor Presents at 2013 Susquehanna Water Science Forum
Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., recently gave a research presentation on “Conservation Assessment on Fishing Creek in Columbia and Sullivan Counties."
9/18/2013 Master of Science in Environmental Studies Program Growing at Point Park
Students recently presented their research at the Fourth Annual MSES Graduate Seminar.
5/20/2013 Recent Biological Sciences Grad Discusses Her Research on Tree Cores
Meet Ingrid Reiland, a 2013 Point Park alumna who earned a B.S. in biological sciences with a concentration in environmental science.
5/6/2013 Science Majors Participate in Tree Planting Event on Sycamore Island
A group of Point Park students recently helped plant 300 trees and shrubs on Sycamore Island, located just outside of Pittsburgh on the Allegheny River.
11/7/2012 Botany Shadowing Assignment Connects Students to Environmental Experts
Students taking the botany course recently stepped out of the classroom and “into the field” for their shadowing assignments.
10/16/2012 Master's Degree in Environmental Studies Puts Alumna a Step Ahead
Meet Michelle Wunderley, a 2012 Master of Science in environmental studies graduate.
9/4/2012 Graduate Students Present Environmental Research at Third Annual Seminar
Students at the Third Annual Graduate Student Seminar for the M.S. in environmental studies program presented extensive research on a variety of topics.
5/25/2012 Green Teacher Magazine Publishes Article by Professor of Environmental Science
The spring 2012 issue of Green Teacher magazine featured an article by Matthew Opdyke, Ph.D., titled “The Power of Cladistics.”

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