Geology major off to Germany to study paleoclimate
By studying some of the tiniest organisms, geology major Allison Bryan is helping piece together the bigger picture of Arctic climate change over the millennia. The junior from Leipsic, Ohio, is part of an international, multi-institutional project looking for clues in a Siberian lake. She is pursuing the study in Germany this summer through an internship and scholarship.
“We’re trying to reconstruct the paleoclimate,” Bryan explained. At BGSU, she has been a lab assistant for Dr. Jeffrey Snyder, geology.
Federal grant funds BGSU study of obesity-economic link in immigrant children
Funded by a two-year, $211,000 grant through the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Kelly Balistreri of BGSU’s Center for Family and Demographic Research is studying the relationship between socioeconomic status and obesity in children of immigrants.