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E-IPER Feigenbaum Nii Foundation Joint MS Capstone Symposium

Date and Time: 
March 16, 2017 (All day)
Y2E2 299
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Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment & Resources

The Symposium features presentations from the Joint MS Students' Capstone Projects. Stay for the reception immediately following to celebrate our students' achievements.

Listed alphabetically. The speaking schedule will be announced prior to the Symposium.

Carbon Regulation in Virginia
Alison Gocke, MS-JD & Lauren Tarpey, MS-JD

Scaling Strategies for Community-Supported Fisheries in the US
Jana Hennig, MS-MBA

Incentivizing Renewable Energy Storage and Transmission
Rylee Kercher, MS-JD (in partnership with Tim Latimer, MS-MBA)

Reducing Emissions through Education: Children as Agents of Behavior Change
Laurel Mills, MS-JD

Identifying the Opportunity for Advanced Machine Learning in the Energy Sector
Eugene Nho, MS-MBA & Greg Stillman, MS-MBA

Counting California Forest Carbon Offsets: Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Lessons from California's Cap-and-Trade U.S. Forest Compliance Offset Program
Jason Perkins, MS-JD (in partnership with Christa Anderson, PhD)

Making Milk by Polluting Water: Reviewing the Central Valley's Representative Dairy Monitoring Program and Reducing Nitrate Pollution
Mary Rock, MS-JD

"Human vs. Nature" to "Human+Nature": Environmental Data as a Decision Support Tool in the Developing World
Alexandre Spitz, MS-MBA

The Road to Healthy Communities: Speeding the Adoption of Zero-Emissions Trucks
Elizabeth Vissers, MS-JD

The Role of Federal Loans and Guarantees in Modern Animal Agriculture and Policy Proposals to Incentivize More Sustainable Methods
Michelle Wu, MS-JD

The Symposium and Capstone Project prize are generously sponsored by the Feigenbaum Nii Foundation.