SOU biology professor receives Fulbright award

Daniel Sarr, inventory and monitoring coordinator for the National Park Service and adjunct professor of Biology at Southern Oregon University, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar. Sarr is one of approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad through the Fulbright Scholar Program. Established in 1946 under legislation introduced by the late Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, the program's purpose is to build mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the rest of the world.

Sarr will be working in the Applied Ecology department at the National University of Ireland, Galway. While there he will be lecturing, and conducting research on the effects of land use on floristic diversity in turlough (winter lake) wetlands in and around Burren National Park, County Clare, Ireland.

The Fulbright Program is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Since its inception, the Fulbright Program has exchanged approximately 273,500 people &

102,900 Americans who have studied, taught or researched abroad and 170,600 students, scholars and teachers from other countries who have engaged in similar activities in the United States. The program operates in over 150 countries worldwide

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