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August 27, 2020

The Lundquist Ecology Lab now has a YouTube channel. The channel will host videos pertaining to research going on in the lab as well as educational content from Dr. Lundquist's remote learning classes. They include topics in environmental science, New York City ecosystem, and biostatistics. There are also R tutorials.

July 17, 2020

The Department of Natural Sciences at Marymount Manhattan college is committed to educating the next generation of science and health care professionals. Hands-on instruction is crucial to ensuring an effective learning experience in the laboratory. Therefore, students will have the option to take science labs in-person at Marymount Manhattan College in Fall 2020, contingent on coronavirus safety directives in New York State.

May 22, 2020

Congratulations to graduating seniors and lab members Madison Weisend and Hope Kenmore. Check out the culmination of the data collected by Hope and analysis and interpretation by Madison here

March 30, 2020

Madison Weisend won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach English in South Korea.

March 10, 2020

Dr. Timon McPhearson Director of the urban systems lab delivered the 2020 MMC Barry Commoner Lecture on the Environment titled "Urban Futures: Building a Science of Cities for Resilience and Sustainability".

February 24, 2020

Madison Weisend to sit on a sustainability panel at the annual Student Leadership Summit on February 29, 2020; Dr. Lundquist to moderate the panel.

February 13, 2020

Madison Weisend was accepted to the MSc program in Environment and Development at the London School of Economics.

January 31, 2020

Dr. Lundquist received the MMC Faculty Scholarship Award to lead an undergraduate-driven study of the ecological services and green-roof potential of the Lowerre Family Terrace on the MMC campus during the 2020-2021 academic year.

December 19, 2019

Madison Weisend and Dr. Lundquist were featured in a news article about their work on the MMC Environmental Sustainability SPIN Team.

December 12, 2019

Madison Weisend and Dr. Lundquist presented their work on urban insects to the MMC Board of Trustees.

September 24, 2019

Dr. Lundquist attended a United Nations General Assembly Panel on Biodiversity featuring The Lion's Share Fund

June 23, 2019

Returning to his alma mater, Dr. Lundquist presented his research to field entomology students at the SUNY Oneonta Biological Field station in Cooperstown, NY

May 18, 2019

Rising senior Hope Kenmore, our new summer lab assistant, attended a workshop on collecting pollinators in Central Park for the Empire State Native Pollinator Survey

April 23, 2019

The lab is officially up and running in its temporary space in Carson Hall 615. The lab will be looking for MMC undergraduate researchers starting in Fall 2019. Email Professor Lundquist if you are interested in joining the lab.

April 06, 2019

The lab published the research paper Aquatic insect diversity in streams across a rural–urban land-use discontinuum in the journal Hydrobiologia.

April 05, 2019

Madison Weisend presented a poster at the Mid-Atlantic SENCER conference about her work on water scarcity and social justice in India.

March 20, 2019

The lab was awarded the Sr. Colette Mahoney Science Research Grant from the Natural Sciences Department at Marymount Manhattan College.

March 12, 2019

Dr. Emma Rosi from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies gives Barry Commoner Lecture "Our Rivers on Drugs: Pharmaceutical Compounds as Agents of Ecological Change in Aquatic Ecosystems" at the annual MMC Honors Day.

February 26, 2019

MMC biology students show off the Biology Lab for newly admitted students.

February 19, 2019

Madison Weisend joins the lab: Madison is a third year student at Marymount Manhattan College. She is interested in the intersection of social justice and ecology, specializing in water scarcity issues.

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