PODCAST EPISODE

#21: Micro to Macro with Mahalia Dryak '20, Environmental Studies

Burn Your Draft

Sep 29 2021 • 19 mins


Frank Tangherlini '22 talks to Mahalia about her thesis on microplastics, macroinvertebrates, and fresh water river systems in the Pacific Northwest. Reed's Environmental Studies program is an interdisciplinary major which requires students to select a focus in one of five disciplines: biology, chemistry, economics, history, or political science. Reed community members can read Mahalia's thesis, “The Ubiquitous Pollutant: Measuring microplastics and ecosystem health along the Clackamas River, OR,” online in the Electronic Theses Archive: https://rdc.reed.edu/i/b1b19b93-a3cc-4f01-a6f2-a180798437b0 Learn more about Reed's Environmental Studies program: https://www.reed.edu/es/