Category: Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Do what you can, where you are

Meghan Petersen is a graduate student at Colorado State University, motivated by the interconnection of health and the environment, something she’s experienced first-hand. Signing up for a graduate course in Public Communications led Meghan to a project with CitSci and Leave No Trace where she learned about the many possibilities public science projects can offer.

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Student Spotlight: Conservation planning and citizen science

Sean Geer is a second-career undergraduate student at Colorado State University, studying Human Dimensions of Natural Resources. Before becoming an intern with CitSci, Sean hadn’t ever heard of public science or citizen science. Sean’s work with our team was mutually beneficial. His past professional experience meant he was confident enough to dive into more challenging

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How Citizen Science Paved the Way for This Student’s Career

When Brian Fauver set foot on the Colorado State University campus as a new graduate student in 2013, he never expected he’d coauthor a paper in the journal Nature three years later. His research journey began typically enough but the work that led to that Nature publication gave Brian “an expanded worldview of what science

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