Megan Palmer reflects on engaged coursework

cropped-6.jpgLeslie Lab member Megan Palmer (Brown Class of 2014, Biology) penned a personal essay for Heather’s senior seminar, Engaged Environmental Scholarship and Communication, reflecting on her independent interdisciplinary research and capstone coursework in Biology and Environmental Science. 

Technically, there’s no camping on Block Island. But over the second weekend of the fall semester, my Coastal Ecology + Conservation class, including Professor Leslie, our teaching assistant Kara, and fourteen undergraduates, loaded up two trucks with tents, sleeping bags, and coolers full of homemade vegetarian food and trekked to the little island thirteen miles south of the Rhode Island mainland. Read more….