Press coverage about students, faculty, and staff
Appeared 2016Published in Animal Keepers In “Utilization of Zoo Enclosures in Capuchin and Spider Monkeys” Advanced Inquiry Program graduate Laura Danielczyk compares overall movement and time resting of capuchin and spider monkey in zoo enclosures.
Appeared 2016Published in the Animal Keepers’ Forum In Environmental Rewards Points? Examining the Palm Oil Crisis and Brainstorming for Change, GFP graduate Chelsea Weaver examines the palm oil crisis.
Appeared 2016Published in the Ohio Journal of Teacher Education In Assessing and Overcoming the Barriers Impeding Inquiry Based Education, GFP student Kaitlin Shurts assesses the relationship between teachers’ conceptions of inquiry and the number of perceived
It’s Not You. It’s Me. Taking Responsibility for Chaperone Engagement During Nature Center Field Trips
Appeared 2016Published in Legacy In It’s Not You. It’s Me, GFP student Melissa Sabo examines chaperone engagement during nature center field trips.
Appeared 2015Published in the IZE Journal After exploring open- and close-ended questions between docents and visitors at Woodland Park Zoo in the context of inquiry, AIP graduate Kathryn Marcussen shares her findings in The Nature of Interaction Between
Appeared 2015Published in the IZE Journal In “KALAHARI CONNECTIONS: fostering long-term positive conservation behaviors in Botswana youth” GFP graduate Erin Stotz, Dragonfly facilitator Molly Maloy and others from Denver Zoo’s Conservation Biology Department and the Kalahari
Appeared Spring/Summer 2016Published in the Planet Drum Pulse After sampling insect and bird populations in hedgerow settings, AIP student Dave Coulter shares his findings in More than marginal interest– Adapting Hedgerows for Modern Landscapes. According to
Appeared August 2016Published in DUO Magazine In The Rise of Educational Tourism GFP graduate and past Australia Earth Expeditioner Katie Krafte shares her thoughts on experiential, field-based education in DUO Magazine, Townsville’s monthly lifestyle publication.
Appeared July 2016Published in Honolulu Star Advertiser GFP graduate Candee Ellsworth is featured in the Honolulu Star Advertiser article — Tech park tours offer ‘science in action’ — for her work with Friends of Natural Energy Laborartory of Hawaii
Master’s Studies Take Broadbent To Belize In Miami University’s Project Dragonfly Global Field Program – Brevard NC
Appeared June 9, 2016Published in The Transylvania Times GFP student Alexa Broadbent is featured in The Transylvania Times article “Master’s Studies Take Broadbent To Belize In Miami University’s Project Dragonfly Global Field Program – Brevard
Information Sharing and Curbside Recycling: A Pilot Study to Evaluate the Value of Door-to-Door Distribution of Informational Literature
Appeared 2015Published in Resources, Conservation and Recycling In Information Sharing and Curbside Recycling AIP Cincinnati Zoo graduate Ken Willman evaluated information sharing and curbside recycling.
Appeared 2016Published in Ohio Biological Survey Notes In A Review of the Current Status of Running Buffalo Clover (Trifolium stoloniferum) in Ohio AIP Cincinnati Zoo graduate Sean Leugers investigated the status of running buffalo clover (RBC), a
Appeared November/December 2015Published in AAZK’s Animal Keepers’ Forum In Coquerel’s Sifaka: Parental Behaviors as Observed in First-Time Parents AIP Cincinnati Zoo graduate Amy Thompson observed parental behaviors of lemurs.
Appeared Winter 2016Published in Green Teacher In Feeling the Heat AIP Phoenix Zoo graduate and science teacher Susan Ferguson created a series of mapping activities for her middle school students to explore the issues associated with the
Appeared September/October 2015Published in The Maryland Yellowthroat In Lights Out Baltimore: Saving Birds One Building at a Time GFP graduate and Maryland Zoo animal keeper Carly Barron shares her experiences with the Maryland-based non-profit, Lights Out Baltimore,
Our December 2015 AIP and GFP graduates are featured in a number of hometown newspapers and alumni news magazines. Advanced Inquiry Program Heather Batts, Colby McElrath, Brittney Weaver, Ali Young, Sharon Garrison and Sara Shanahan,
Planktonic ingress of fiddler crab megalopae to the Newport River Estuary, NC: evidence for semilunar periodicity in Uca pugnax and species-specific sampling bias by hog’s hair larval collectors
Appeared March 2015Published in Marine Ecology Progress Series Global Field Program graduate Kathryn McQueen and others examined the Planktonic ingress of fiddler crab megalopae to the Newport River Estuary, NC: evidence for semilunar periodicity in Uca
Appeared November 2015Published in The Science Teacher In Hummingbird Citizen Science Global Field Program graduate and teacher Rima Givot helps students make connections in her classroom. Through a citizen science hummingbird project, Givot’s students were able to collaborate and
Appeared November 2013Published in Animal Keeper’s Forum Chicago Zoological Society–Brookfield Zoo AIP student Brande Redfield surveyed zoo guests at the Crosley Zoo in Wheaton, Illinois, on the question: Has the zoo-going public been better educated
Appeared Aug. 26, 2015Published in TribLive.com GFP student Amy Owens is featured in Trib Total Media’s TribLive article “North Huntingdon woman gets first-hand knowledge in Belize” for her travels to Belize where she conducted fieldwork in
Appeared Summer 2015Published in Pacific Horticulture In Where are the Butterflies? Creating a Safe Haven for Urban Lepidoptera Woodland Park Zoo AIP student Tracey Byrne outlines eight essential elements for attracting butterflies and other beneficial insects. The
Appeared Spring 2015Published in Washington Trails Association magazine After encountering a bear while hiking with a friend, Jennifer Jarstad, AIP student at Woodland Park Zoo, writes about her experience, reminds us that we are the visitors and
Appeared Spring 2015Published in Zoological Association of America Animal care technician, long-time Wild Wonders volunteer and GFP student Laura Marx asks: Are we really making a difference in learning, understanding and caring for wildlife and