New Mexico University
| by Kristie Garcia

Brianna Lind ’12 received a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship and is one of 69 people out of 385 applicants from across the United States to receive the award. Lind, who majored in geology and environmental science at Colby, studies termites and is a doctoral student at New Mexico State University’s College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences. “Her research contributes to the NASA ‘Carbon Cycle and Ecosystem’ science focus area,” according to a New Mexico University press release. “It turns out termites are super interesting and really cool, and when you get down to it, they’re a huge part of that environment,” she said.

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