Congratulations to senior Geography major Melissa Wygant! She will be attending the University of North Dakota for Fall 2012 to pursue a Masters of Science in Geography. Her graduate research will focus on natural hazards and flooding. She has been awarded a graduate teaching assistantship and will help teach physical geography and weather/climate labs.
This summer Melissa will be interning at Hennepin County Emergency Management Department in Medina, Minnesota, where she will assist in GIS projects as well as hazard mitigation for Hennepin County.