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IMGALTTAG Chatham University :: Majors & Programs :: Science Division :: Biology
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Our Faculty
Mary Kostalos Dr.
Chatham Faculty

Professor

Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA

Joined Chatham : 1973

Academic Areas of Interest
Stream monitoring, aquatic invertebrates

Personal Areas of Interest
Running, Outdoor activities, Reading

Biography
I am an ecologist by training and inclination and am also an environmental activist. I have been involved in local environmental issues since before Earth Day, 1970. I am particularly interested in water qualilty issues. My current research is concerned with monitoring the restoration area of Nine Mile Run, a local wtershed.
Education
Ph.D., Univeristy of Pittsburgh, 1971
B.S.(Honors), Chatham College(Pittsburgh, PA), 1967
Publications
The Wilson J. of Ornithology.(2007) Newell, Felicity and Mary S. Kostalos
FROGLOG(Newsketter of the Declining Amphibian Task Force).(2002) Haney, J and M. Kostalos.
J of Undergrad Research.(2002) Anderson, Amy, Joseph MacNeil , and Mary Kostalos
Awards
NSF MSP Grant to improve Math and Science ed(K-12), co-PI(2003-2009)
NSF Women in Science Grant(Director), 1981-1983
Grwoing Greener Grant through the Nine Mile Run Watershed Association, 2005
Chatham College Distinguished Almna Award, 2007
Organizations
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Ecological Society of America
Achievements
Chair of Science Division: 1993-1994
Director, Environmental Studies Program, Chatham U.: 1992-1997
Founding Director, Rachel Carson Institute at Chatham University, 1989-1991
Presentations
Kostalos, Mary. Taming Storm Water Runoff and its Pollution Problems, Invited lecture as part of the Science Serving the Environment Lecture Series, Oglebay Institute Schrader Center, October, 2008
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