Celebrating Zoology Graduate Students


Valentina Alvarez: E. Alison Kay Grant 

Narrissa Brown: STAR Scholarship

Maria Costantini: EECB Maybelle Roth Award, Hawai'i Conservation Conference Best Speed Talk, Tester Symposium Best Talk

Jordan Gossett: E. Alison Kay Grant

Tom Iwanicki: GSO Hannah Liebreich Merit-Based Award for Teaching

Vania Lima Fernandes: Outstanding TA Award, Tester Symposium Best Talk

Hannah Moon: British Ornithological Union Ornithological Research Grant, Graduate Women in Science Research & Travel Grant, RCUH Graduate Fellowship, STAR Scholarship

Marisa McDonald: Jessie D. Kay Grant

Helen Sung: Dai Ho Chun Fund Graduate Fellowship, EECB Yoshimoto Fellowship


Alexandria Barkman: Edmondson Trust research grant

Erik Brush: Edmondson Trust research grant

Luke Campillo: GVR travel award to the North American Ornithological Conference (NAOC)

Maria Costantini: Jessie D Kay research grant, Graduate Women in Science Hawaii Research and Travel Award, Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Fellowship 

Taylor Ely: Edmondson Trust research grant

Austin Greene: Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology Robinson Fellowship and Lord Scholarship, Purple Maia Research and Innovation Prize, E Alison Kay Foundation research grant, Edmondson Trust research grant, Sigma Xi Grants-In-Aid-of Research research grant, National Institute of Mathematical and Biological Synthesis: The Search for Selection Award 

Kaleonani Hurley: Carol Ann and Myron K Hayashida HIMB Student Support Scholarship, Colonel Willys E Lord DVM and Sadina L Lord Scholarship, Sea Grant Peter J Rappa Sustainable Coastel Development Fellowship

Thomas Iwanicki: Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction from Alberta Scholarships

Kaitlyn Jacobs: Edmondson Trust research grant

Ryan Jones: Edmondson Trust research grant

Claire Lewis: Jessie D Kay research grant

Marisa McDonald: Edmondson Trust research grant

Hannah Moon: People's Choice Award at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Seabird Group, American Ornithological Society Research Award 

Patrick Nichols: Clean Reefs research grant, International Coral Reef Society Travel Award 

Randi Rollins: UHM Graduate Student Organization Merit Based Award for Research by a PhD Student

Van Wishingrad: Dai Ho Chun Fund Graduate Fellowship, Laura Bassi Editorial Scholarship, UHM Graduate Student Organization Travel Award 


Luke Campillo:  Jessie Kay Award

Maria Costantini:  Guest Van Riper Award

Austin Greene:  E. Alison Kay Grant, Edmondson Award

Ryan Jones:  3 Minute Thesis Competition Top 10

Claire Lewis:  Sea Grant Biennial Fellowship

Hanna Moon:  3 Minute Thesis Competition Top 10, Best Graduate Student Presentation, Hawai‘i Conservation Conference, People’s Choice Award for Best Talk, Pacific Seabird Group

Robyn Screen:  Tester Symposium Best Talk

Helen Sung:  NSF Graduate Research Fellowship


Valentina Alvarez: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

James Anderson: National Geographic Grant

Erik Brush: E. Alison Kay Award

Luke Campillo: EECB Carson Fellowship

Sean Canfield: UHM GSA Grant, Sigma Xi Grant--in-Aid

Emily Conklin: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Tom Iwanicki: NSERC Fellowship, Edmondson Fund Award, UHM Outstanding International Student Award, UHM June Chun Naughton International Student Award

Jessica Schaefer: Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid

Robyn Screen: E. Alison Kay Award

Narrissa Spies: Mellon-Hawai'i Doctoral Fellowship

Helen Sung: Guest Van Riper Grant

Molly Timmers: NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship

Lindsay Veazey: Guest Van Riper Grant

Van Wishingrad: ARCS Foundation Roth Fellowship, Systematics Research Fund Grant


Zoology Graduate Students published over 20 papers in 2016! Congratulations to everyone who published as well as to the following students on their recent accomplishments:

Claire Lewis: The Charles H. and Margaret B. Edmondson Research Fund

Mark Royer: The Jessie D. Kay Memorial Research Grant

Luke Campillo and Claire Lewis: The Elizabeth Alison Kay Endowed Award

Tom Iwanicki: The Tester Symposium Award for Best Paper 

Sean Canfield: The Lord/Lord Fellowship 

Richard Coleman: The Nancy Foster Scholarship

Ale'alani Dudoit: The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and The Kamehameha Schools 'Imi Na'auao Scholarship

Jessica Maxfield: The NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant and The Soroptomist Fellowship

Narissa Spies: The NOAA Marine Education and Training Grant 

Richard Coleman, Kaleonani Hurley, and Lindsey Veazey: Funded Sea Grant Proposals

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08/27/2021 at 8:13am