• Emily Thyroff earned the Graduate Instructional Development Certificate (April 2018)
  • Emily Thyroff received first place at the Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2018 in the category M.S. – Research
  • David Mann received second place at the Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2018 in the category M.S. – Research
  • Andrea Brennan and David Mann were awarded the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology (April 2018)
  • Andrea Brennan was awarded the Fischer Forestry Fund Graduate Scholarship (April 2018)
  • Skye Greenler received first place at the Purdue Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2017 in the category M.S. – Engagement.
  • Kyle Earnshaw was awarded the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology (April 2016)
  • Jennifer Lesko was awarded the Fischer Forestry Fund Graduate Scholarship (April 2016)
  • Mekala Sundaram received first place at the Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2016 in the category Ph.D. – Research.
  • Junhyung Lee received second place at the Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2016 in the category Ph.D. – Research.
  • Micah Stevens was awarded the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology (April 6, 2015)
  • Bradley Graham was awarded the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology. (April 17, 2014)
  • Carmen Dobbs was awarded the Leadership Award – Forestry, Junior Academic Award – Forestry, and the Claude M. Gladden Memorial Fund. (April 17, 2014)
  • Ethan Belair received second place at the Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2014 in the category M.S. – Research
  • Johanna Desprez received Honorable Mention at the Purdue University Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2014 in the category M.S. – Research
  • Carmen Dobbs tied for first place at the Purdue Univeristy Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium 2014 in the category Undergraduate Research
  • Nikki VanDerLaan won first place in the MS competition at the Ohio Valley Entomological Association in Cincinnati, Ohio on Friday, October 26, 2012. The presentation was entitled “Host colonization behavior of the peach bark beetle, Phloeotribus liminaris: field-based evidence for an aggregation pheromone”.
  • Colleen Hartel, was awarded a 2012 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). (ASPBNews 39:(3): 36, 2012)
  • Micah E. Stevens received 2nd place in the Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Presentation Competition at the 2012 World Congress on In Vitro Biology meeting held in Bellevue, WA. Micah received a certificate and cash award for his presentation titled “Agrobacterium-mediated transformation and regeneration of pumpkin ash (Fraxinus profunda) hypocotyls”.
  • Joshua Shields was chosen to be the 2012 recipient of the Committee of Teaching Assistants (CETA) Teaching Award.
  • Justin Travis Swaim was the 2012 recipient of the Fischer Fund Graduate Student Scholarship.
  • Colleen Hartel and Jadelys Tonos were recipients of Martin Undergraduate Research Scholarships from Agricultural Research Programs.
  • Jadelys Tonos was 2012 recipient of the Gladden Scholarship.
  • Oriana Rueda Krauss was awarded the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology. (April 22, 2012)
  • James Jacobs received third place in the Ph.D./Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 13, 2012)
  • Nikki VanDerLaan-Hannon received second place and Andy Meier received third place in the M.S. Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 13, 2012)
  • Jade Tonos received second place in the Undergraduate/Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 13, 2012)
  • Nikki VanDerLaan-Hannon won first place in the student competition at the National Entomological Society of America meeting in Reno, Nevada. She competed with 17 other students in the Plant and Insect Ecosystems category. Nikki’s talk was entitled, “Conophthorin enhances the efficacy of ethanol-baited lures for trapping the granulate ambrosia better (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)”. (November 2011)
  • Andrew Meier won the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology. (April 10, 2011)
  • Andrew Meier won the Fischer Forestry Fund Graduate Student Scholarship (April 10, 2011)
  • Shaneka Lawson received first place in the Ph.D./Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 8, 2011)
  • Nikki VanDerLaan-Hannon received first place in the M.S./Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 8, 2011)
  • Philip Crystal tied in third place in the M.S./Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 8, 2011)
  • Colleen Hartel and Jadelys Tonos received third place in the Undergraduate/Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 8, 2011)
  • Smokies program aims to steer students toward career in ecological sciences by Knoxnews.com (August 3, 2010)
  • Grad student’s project helps African nation by Journal and Courier (August 3, 2010)
  • Nikki VanDerLaan tied for third place at the Twenty Third Annual Forum of the Ohio Valley Entomological Association (OVEA) on October 29th in the Master of Science category for her paper entitled, “Influence of osmotic stress on the susceptibility of black cherry to colonization by the peach bark beetle, Phloeotribus liminaris (Harris)”. (2010)
  • Shaneka Lawson received third place in the 2010 Ecological Sciences and Engineering Symposium, “Bridging the Gap from Science to Policy: Technology, Environment and Sustainable Development”. (October 2010) Using Stomatal Density Alterations to Increase Water-Use Efficiency in Green Ash
  • Nikki VanDerLaan received the Outstanding Senior Award in Entomology (2010)
  • Nikki VanDerLaan was awarded OVEA 1st Place – BS Paper Presentation (2010)
  • Shaneka Lawson was awarded the Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology. (April 18, 2010)
  • LIsa Worthen received second place in the Ph.D./Engagement category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 16, 2010)
  • Justin Arseneault received Second Place in the M.S./Research category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 16, 2010)
  • Brian Bailey received First Place in the M.S./Engagement category from the FNR Research Symposium (April 16, 2010)
  • Nikki VanDerLaan was awarded the College of Agriculture Dean’s Choice Award at The Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium. Chemically-mediated host colonization behavior of the peach bark beetle, Phloeotribus liminaris. (April 7, 2010)
  • The Purdue University Chapter of Sigma Xi, the scientific research society, conducted a poster competition for the 2008 Graduate Students Research Awards. Ningxia Du received an honorable mention in the Life Sciences Area for the competition. (February 27, 2008)
  • Lisa Worthen, PhD student in HTIRC, won the Western Forest Genetics Association “Best Student Poster”. (June 2007)
  • Charles H. Michler Scholarship for the Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher in Forest Biology (April 15, 2007)