Two Ph.D. students in new Applied Earth Sciences program awarded prestigious fellowships

Release Date: 
Aug 6 2013

Deborah Nichols and Jessica Adamic, both second year PhD students in the Applied Earth Sciences program, were recently awarded fellowships to pursue their research and graduate education. Deborah Nichols, who holds an MS in Geology and a MPH degree, was awarded the Clinical and Translational Sciences Pre-Doctoral research fellowship to preform her research on environmental contamination and social justice issues in Indianapolis. Jessica Adamic, who holds an MS in Geology, was awarded an Indiana Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowship to continue her work on mapping heavy metal distributions in urban soils and implementing educational strategies to protect children from exposure risks. Both will present their work at the 2013 Conference on the International Medical Geology Association in Arlington, Virginia.