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Tamie JovanellyAssociate Professor of Geology Tamie J. Jovanelly (pictured) has earned a Fulbright Research Award and a National Geographic Society Conservation Trust grant to support her yearlong study on the African continent. The pioneering, field-based forest hydrology research is being conducted in association with Makerere University in Uganda. The purpose is to collect baseline water quality data in four forest reserves that are significant to the vitally important Lake Victoria watershed. Accompanying Jovanelly is rising senior Hanna Jackson, recipient of a Berry College International Programs Summer Research Grant. She is assisting with the collection of water quality data and will host several workshops focusing on water preservation strategies for the local community, stakeholders and university students. Read more.

Reporting by public relations student assistant Alyssa Smith

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