Brehm wins award for oral presentation at conference

December 6

PHOTO: Theresa Brehm (left) and fellow ISU student Amali Stephens (right) take first place, respectively, in the oral presentation and poster competitions at the annual PAWS Conference.


Theresa Brehm, senior in Global Resource Systems and Environmental Science, spent this past summer looking at soil health in Kamuli, Uganda as part of her service learning experience with the Iowa State University-Uganda Program.  This week, Brehm presented her research at the Professional Agricultural Worker’s Conference hosted by Tuskegee University in Alabama.  The presentation, titled “Decomposition of household items as an indicator of soil health and education tool in Kamuli District, Uganda”, received first place in the undergraduate student oral presentation competition at the conference. Fellow ISU student, Amali Stephens, senior in Biology, took first place in the undergraduate student poster competition.

Congratulations, Theresa!