Associate Professor Awarded Duke Energy Grant

Ken Petren, Linda Plevyak

Ken Petren, Dean of A&S and CECH Associate Professor Linda Plevyak accepted a Duke Energy check on November 28, for the amount of $25,000. The money will finance STEM teacher education graduate student scholarships this summer at the UC Field Station.

The UC Center of Field Studies provides a base of operations for on-site and regional field research, a protected area for long-term environmental research, and a training center for interdisciplinary research and education activities, including:

  • Individual and collaborative research on animal and plant populations as well as environmental processes (ecological, atmospheric and hydrological).
  • Long-term monitoring / experimental studies of populations and environmental processes.
  • Studies involving geological, geographic and archaeological fieldwork.