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Hailey Wiper, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

My name is Hailey Wiper, and I grew up in Eugene, Oregon. As a child, I spent my time outside, exploring the fields and creeks around my house. By high school, I was a theatre geek, and spent most of my time inside under stage lights. When it came time to pick a college, I Read More

Pit Wang, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

Hi, this is Pit Wang. I am a proud graduate of Cornell University Interdisciplinary Studies major. I designed my major as a combination of zoology, animal science and environmental sciences with application in conservation in mind. I have a wide area of interests including, but not limited to, comparative morphology of animals, epidemiology, paleobiology and Read More

Mai Walters, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

Hi, my name is Mai! Pronounced like the month, “May”. I graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2017 with a degree in Digital Media and Design Business Strategies. After graduation, I took time to travel. I took a month to complete a cross country road trip. Having never been out of the country, my Read More

Mary Buford Turnage, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

While sheltering in place this summer I’ve been working remotely for the Gunung Palung Orangutan Conservation Project. This has for the most part meant entering data from old field work scans, and most recently, identifying orangutan nests from photos of the rainforest. The photos were taken by drones as part of an AI project to Read More

Stephen Shikaze, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

I am from Calgary, Canada, where I completed my undergraduate degree in Exercise and Health Physiology from the University of Calgary. I have always had a passion for wildlife conservation, and I have spent the past two summers working as a veterinary assistant at the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation, a local not-for-profit that works Read More

Emma Rosso, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

After graduating from the University of Vermont in 2019, I spent my summer on an organic farm on the big island of Hawai’i, where I researched native arthropods and monk seals. I then returned to Vermont, working as a stable hand and bird rescue transporter, among other odd jobs. Upon completing my bachelor’s degree, I Read More

John Prettyman, MCM’21

Tuesday, September, 22nd, 2020 CCM MCM MCM & CCM MCM Student Profiles

My name is John Prettyman and I am from St. Michaels, MD. I am a graduate of Stevenson University, class of 2018, with a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies focus in Biology and Environmental Science. I have studied in Hawaii, Costa Rica, India and East Asia. A great deal of time was spent researching marine and Read More