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  • Courtney Lee
  • | Biology

Apple Valley, MN | 2012

Why SMU? The astonishing range of natural habitats next door! What I’m most proud of? Writing a national resource condition assessment for U.S. national parks. My most unusual trip? To a house built of straw in Whitewater State Park. My point of view? SMU can take you anywhere.

What Courtney Lee is up to now

Ornothology

December 3, 2011

An interview with an environmental biology student: Cassie Hulett Cassie is an envrionmental biology major currently enrolled in Dr. Faber’s ornothology class. Dr. Faber is a professor that is highly educated on birds, wildlife, and pollution ecology. Cassie admits, “There is no typical lab with Dr. Faber”. So far this semester the class has counted … More >

The Progression of a Lab

November 22, 2011

The gallery below is a play-by-play if you will of what 3 hour environmental biology labs entail. Photo #1: In the first 5 minutes of lab we are all frantically trying to grab our waders and eat as much as we can or digest the food that we ate just minutes before class started. At … More >

November

November 22, 2011

November has been crazy. The pace is really picking up in a lot of my classes. My GIS Theory and Application class has required a lot of my time lately. We currently have learned how to compile many different types of maps and are using very advanced software to make maps based on world population … More >

The Next Chapter

October 24, 2011

What a great weekend. One of my oldest friends from freshman year visited from the Chicago area this weekend. She transferred out of Saint Mary’s to be closer to home after our freshman year and we have made an effort to visit each other at least once a year since. This weekend was pretty entertaining, … More >

Biology Labs

October 9, 2011

Ah, yet another incredible lab last week. My freshwater ecology class set out to the Root River on Thursday to explore the fascinating world of macroinvertebrates. Okay, I’m kidding a little here. Macroinvertebrates are not the most exciting subject in environmental biology for me; however, collecting them was a blast. My friend Peter Borash and … More >

Get to know Courtney!

October 5, 2011

Hi everyone! My name is Courtney Lee and I am currently a senior majoring in environmental biology and minoring in Spanish. This is my fourth year at Saint Mary’s and I absolutely love it here. I am involved in various activities on and off campus. I work about four jobs on campus, which is a … More >

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