Alyssa Borowske '07

FELLOWSHIP REFLECTIONS

Major:  Biology; Environmental Studies

My fellowship experience
“The fellowship was exciting because I was able to take what I had been reading about and apply it to a real-world setting.  I was able to talk with the people who are actually involved with making sustainability happen and see the results of their hard work.”

Alyssa Borowske '07

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Dean Fellow in Environmental Studies

Site
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Aims of the Fellowship
The fellowship was an extension of my Honors Thesis in Environmental Studies. I spent my fellowship in Columbia, South Carolina, as a guest of Dr. John Dean.  Dr. Dean is a Cornell alumnus, class of 1958.  He is a distinguished professor emeritus at the University of South Carolina (USC), where he was a professor of marine biology and helped to found the Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences.

Faculty Sponsor
Ben Greenstein, Geology