Quinn’s graduation

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.

End-of-year lab party

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!

Congrats, Master Ian!

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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!

Ian Presents at Decision Sciences Collaborative

Graduate team member Ian Adams presented his poster on Carbon Footprint Feedback Framing Influences the Cognitive and Emotional Pathways to Pro-Environmental Behavior at the Decision Science Collaborative’s sixth annual research forum on March 26th. Congrats Ian, we are lucky to have you on our team!

Byrd Center Symposium

On March 22nd, two of our students presented their research at Ohio State’s Byrd Center Symposium. This event centers around all facets of climate change research. Vicky presented her poster, How I see myself behind the wheel: Effects of symbolic attributes, social identity, and social norms on EV adoption, and Sophie presented her poster as well, titled Gender Difference in Pro-Environmental Behaviors and Carbon Footprint Feedback Response. Congrats to both Vicky and Sophie on a very successful poster session! See Vicky below 🙂

Yoga Mini Retreat! (3/23)

The team recently enjoyed a lovely Saturday afternoon yoga session at The Art of Yoga in Franklinton. Thanks to Nicole for organizing a great retreat—it was a perfect mid-semester stress reliever. Here is the team showing off our yoga skills with the much-fitting “tree” pose. 

Sophie Manaster presents at Denman forum

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!

Welcome to the research team, Conor!

We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Conor Lovell! Conor is a second-year undergraduate student in the Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability program. He hopes to expand his knowledge on the concept of sustainability through research experiences. In his free time, Conor enjoys reading, playing video games or poker with friends, spending time outdoors, or watching movies.