Conservation leaders finish master’s studies

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OXFORD, Ohio – Having applied the tools of science, education and conservation to become leaders in conservation communities, graduate students in the Global Field Program and Advanced Inquiry Program from Miami Unviersity’s Project Dragonfly finish their master’s studies.

Jamie Lankenau of Temecula has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid-December 2019, Lankenau is expected to conclude her master’s degree in biology from Miami University through Project Dragonfly.

Since joining the Global Field Program master’s degree cohort in 2017, Lankenau has traveled to Baja, Paraguay and Kenya and conducted projects that have made a difference in the Temecula area.

Leilani Worthington of Menifee has been applying the tools of science, education and conservation to become a leader in the conservation community. In mid-December 2019, Worthington will receive her Master of Arts in Teaching in the biological sciences from Miami University through Project Dragonfly.

Since joining the Global Field Program master’s degree cohort in 2017, Worthington has traveled to Baja, Borneo and Kenya and conducted projects that have made a difference in the Menifee area.

Worthington works as a science teacher at Santa Rosa Academy.

The GFP master’s degree and Earth Expeditions courses are designed for educators and other professionals from all disciplines and settings interested in making a difference in human and ecological communities. Applicants can be from anywhere in the United States or abroad. More information about the GFP is located at https://projectdragonfly.miamioh.edu/global-field-program.

Miami University’s Project Dragonfly reaches millions of people each year through inquiry-driven learning media, public exhibits and graduate programs worldwide.  Project Dragonfly is based in the department of biology at Miami University, a state university in Oxford, Ohio. Miami University was established in 1809 and is listed as one of the eight original Public Ivies.

Submitted by Miami University.