Professors and students recognized at annual meeting of Waterbird Society

Penn State Berks professors and students were recognized for their research at the 37th annual meeting of the Waterbird Society in Wilhelshaven Germany in September. Jennifer Arnold, associate professor of biology; Stephen Oswald, instructor in biology; and three students -- Amy Rutter, Christy Wails and Brittany Morey; were all recognized for their work.

Amy Rutter, junior wildlife and fisheries science major, has been conducting research at Penn State Berks for one year, and has completed an international conservation Internship. She won the Best Student Poster Award. 

Wails and Morey, both senior biology majors, have been conducting research at Penn State Berks for three years and have both published their research. They also have completed International Conservation Internships. In addition, Wails is the 2013 recipient of the Penn State Berks Biology Program Young Investigator Award

All three students won travel awards from the Waterbird Society to offset meeting costs. For more information, contact Arnold at or 610-396-6174.

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Last Updated October 24, 2013