Lecher wins science competition, publishes article

Alanna Lecher, assistant professor of natural and applied sciences in the College of Arts and Science, won a science writing competition to publish a geostory, which chronicles how a previously published research paper influences the thinking and current research of an up and coming scientist, in Nature Geoscience.  Her geostory focuses on the marine plastics research she conducted with the help of Lynn’s and will be featured in an upcoming issue. The nature family of journals is the oldest scientific journal family.

She also published a research article, "River and Submarine Groundwater Discharge Effects on Diatom Phytoplankton in the Gulf of Alaska," in the peer-reviewed journal Hydrology. This article evaluated how land-based sources of nutrients affected microbial ecology in the Gulf of Alaska, with an emphasis on species that cause harmful algal blooms, similar to red tides.

Take the next step
Get started on your future today
Complete your application and secure your spot.
Pictures tell only part of the story. Come see for yourself.
How would you like to hear from us?

We are Lynn

My grandson attended graduation and left with a special momento!
My grandson attended graduation and left with a special momento! His mom earned her masters, and I earned my doctorate!
Susan Saint John, student
Class of 2018 graduates
Congratulations Class of 2018 graduates
Erica Simpson, alumni
2018 MBA graduate Larry Claxton and family.
2018 MBA graduate Larry Claxton with his supportive family.
Larry Claxton, student
The wall in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany.
Walking the wall in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany.
Bronwen Tedrick, student
My family at MBA graduation
My family flying in to support my MBA graduation 2018.
Leroy Williams , student
A Lynn graduate throws her cap in the air
Congratulations to my daughter Marly! I love you and I am so very proud of you! We Are Lynn.....
Marlynda Comiskey, staff member

View more