Stephen Mattson is a 4th-year undergraduate student majoring in music education. He’s working with the lab on his honors research distinction project, which examines the effectiveness (and possible rebound effects) of meatless Monday efforts in reducing meat consumption on Mondays as well as later in the week. He spent the summer interning at Cleveland-based Sprinly, a plant-based food delivery service. Welcome, Stephen!
Undergrad RAs Sophie Manaster and Renna Wittum are both taking part in exciting internship programs this summer! Sophie is working at Corporate Accountability in Boston, MA doing research focused on increasing clean water access in communities. Renna is working at the Ohio EPA as a Storm Water/Permitting Intern in the Division of Surface Water.
In the latter part of Spring semester, Nicole was awarded with Excellence in Undergraduate Research Mentoring from OSU’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry. Undergrad RA Sophie Manaster, who nominated Nicole for the award, said, “Nicole is an amazing mentor and role model, our lab is so lucky to work with her and learn from her.” The rest of the lab shares the same sentiments J. Congrats, Nicole!
Ohio State’s Annual Spring Commencement was held on May 5th, where Undergrad RA Quinn Weinberger received her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Decision Making. Way to go, Quinn! The lab is lucky to have Quinn stay on over the summer before she heads on to her next steps.
The end-of-semester lab party was held on Sunday, April 21st. We enjoyed an outing to the Scioto Audubon Park for a bit of rock climbing and refueled after with Condado Tacos. It was a great end to an excellent semester of hard work!
Congratulations to Ian Adams on the successful defense of his master’s thesis, entitled “Pride, Guilt, and Pro-Environmental Behavior: The Role of Experienced Self-Conscious Emotions in an Individual’s Response to Carbon Footprint Feedback”. We’re proud of you!
Nicole was part of a panel of energy and mobility experts that discussed innovation in smart energy and mobility at the Smart Columbus Experience Center. Read more.
Undergraduate student Sophie Manaster presented her Research Distinction project, “Gender differences in pro-environmental behaviors and carbon footprint feedback response”, at OSU’s prestigious Denman Forum. Congrats Sophie on your excellent work!
A newspaper article based on Lee & Nicole’s Nature Energy paper appears in the LA times business section today!
Congratulations to Undergraduate RA Sophie Manaster on her acceptance to the 2019 Denman Research Forum! Sophie will be presenting her research regarding gender differences in pro-environmental behaviors at the forum on Wednesday, February 20th from 12-5pm. We are very proud of all your hard work, Sophie!