Matthew J. Healy of Fort Covington was selected to present his paper at Inquiry 2013 at Lebanon Valley College. Inquiry 2013 concided with the Council for Undergraduate Research’s week-long celebration of student research and achievement. Healy, a sophomore digital-communications major, presented “Doorways to Diversity.” He is a graduate of Salmon River Central School.
The Wildlife Society’s New York Chapter has named Paul Smith’s College senior Jenna Daub the recipient of its Outstanding Student Award. Daub, a fisheries and wildlife science major from Myerstown, Penn., is the first Paul Smith’s student to win the award. She received the honor at the chapter’s annual meeting in April. While at Paul Smith’s, she has amassed a wide range of work experience, including working as a grassland bird technician for Southern Illinois University and collecting blood samples for the Vermont Health Department at a moose-check station. She has worked as an amphibian research technician for the Center for Adirondack Biodiversity and co-authored a peer-reviewed paper that appeared in Herpetological Review. Daub is president of the college’s chapter of the Wildlife Society as well as a tutor at Paul Smith’s, is pursuing a career studying population ecology of vertebrates.