• Student Ecology Club Named Chapter Of The Year

Student Ecology Club Named Chapter Of The Year

When Biological Sciences student Christine Pardo ’14 set out to create a club for students interested in ecological sciences in 2013, she never imagined it would achieve as much success as it has in such a short amount of time.

GLADES — or Growth of Leadership, Academics and Diversity in Ecological Sciences —provides students with a network to explore research, professional development, community outreach and leadership opportunities in ecology, an interdisciplinary field that studies the interactions among organisms and their environment. As a student chapter of the Ecological Society of America (ESA), GLADES’ mission is to diversify the ecology profession by exposing students to the field early on in their college careers.

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