Dr. Vanessa Vargas-Nguyen successfully defends her dissertation

Bill Dennison ·
20 April 2020

Title slide from Vanessa's dissertation defense. On 14 April 2020, Vanessa Vargas-Nguyen defended her dissertation over Zoom, the first remote dissertation defense for the Marine Environmental Estuarine Science (MEES) Program. All previous dissertation defenses for the 40+ year history of the MEES program had been done in person. The COVID-19 situation precluded an in-person defense, hence the switch to Zoom.


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