The National Science Foundation has awarded our NSF-REU Collaborative Site: The Socio-Ecological Role of Greenways in Urban Systems – An Interdisciplinary Approach (Awards: SMA- 2149909 and 2150093).
- PIs: Dr. Shannon McCarragher (SIUE) and Dr. DeAnna E. Beasley (UTC)
- Co-PIs: Dr. James Hanlon (SIUE) and Dr. Chris Acuff (UTC)
This is an innovative, three-year REU program hosted alternately at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC; Yr1 and Yr3) and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE; Yr2) beginning in 2023.
In this 10-week REU Site, undergraduates will conduct primary interdisciplinary research and activities to assess the socio-ecological characteristics of greenways within multiple cities that reflect various stages of future urban growth.