Family Weekend Research Showcase

by anlindo on November 14, 2023

Photo Credits: Hany Hosny

On September 22nd, Roanoke College held its annual Family Weekend Research Showcase and we had a great turnout of families, friends, staff and students!

Photo Credits: Hany Hosny

Congratulations to the first-place winner, James Hartmann (’25, Biology major) who presented on groundwater seepage (Methods for Identifying and sampling preferential groundwater seepage sites).

Photo Credits: Hany Hosny (From left to right: Nora Terrill, Dr. Chelsea Peters, Talia Cartafalsa, and James Hartmann)

Talia Cartafalsa (’24, Environmental Studies & Chemistry double major) took home second place with her research about ecosystem restoration titled, An on campus, collaborative restoration of landfill and degraded suburban ecosystems. Third place was awarded to Nora Terrill (’24, Environmental Studies major) with her presentation about cattle grazing and its impact on Catawba Creek (Multimetric Approach to Investigate the Impact of Cattle Grazing on the Health of Catawba Creek, Virginia, USA). All three winners were mentored by environmental studies professor, Dr. Chelsea Peters.

Congratulations again to our three winners!!!

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