Congratulations to Dr. Rebecca Tonietto, the first PhD graduate of the Plant Biology and Conservation Program (June 2015). Dr. Tonietto is now serving as a David H. Smith Conservation Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

Dr. Tonietto at the hooding ceremony with her research advisor, Dr. Daniel Larkin. The gold medallion is in recognition of Dr. Tonietto's section as a Northwestern Presidential Fellow.

Congratulations to 2015 MS graduates:

Adrienne Basey, Thesis: Genetic changes associated with native plant propagation: case study in Castilleja levisecta

Magdalena Eshleman, Thesis: A comparison of intraspecific variation in early life history characteristics of native Colorado Plateau forbs 

Theresa Melhem, Thesis: Diversity and origins of jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.) in the Western Ghats of South India Nora Talkington

Christopher Warneke, Thesis: Host preferences of biocontrol weevils for a threatened thistle and an invasive weed: implications for management and conservation