Sustainability Studies Student Lewis Presents on “Japanese Knotweed in Correlation to Nitrogen within Soils Effect on Plant Species Diversity”

Posted on 4/14/2016 12:32:57 PM

Danielle Lewis, a geography major and sustainability studies minor, served as session chair and presented her research at the annual American Association of Geographers Conference held in San Francisco, April 5–9, 2016. Danielle's presentation was titled “Japanese Knotweed in Correlation to Nitrogen within Soils Effect on Plant Species Diversity: Case Study of Blairsville, Pennsylvania.”

Danielle worked with faculty mentor Mike Tyree, Department of Biology, to complete this research, which she is now incorporating into a capstone project to complete the Sustainability Studies Minor. About to graduate, Danielle has been accepted into the graduate program in sustainability at Chatham University, where she was offered funding to serve in the position of environmental justice assistant.

Congratulations, Danielle!