Fall 2015 Treekids
Lauren is a junior sociology major with a minor in educational studies. This is her first semester in the Treehouse and she is very excited to be here and get more involved in sustainability on campus. She is a DJ and station manager for Dickinson's radio station, 88.3 WDCV, and she mentors a child in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. She is also involved with the Jam Space and The Trellis concerts on campus. She loves to play music and sing, learn ways to live more sustainably, swim, and hike.
Tiffany is a senior environmental science major and French minor. She spent last year abroad is Denmark and Cameroon and is pumped to be back at Dickinson. Around campus, she is involved with APO, works for Admissions, and is a Global Ambassador. Tiffany enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, skiing, and frequenting the farmers' market.
Zoe is a sophomore and intends to major in Biology. On campus she a manager of the Peddler, President of the Ski and Snowboard club, an Eco-rep, and volunteer at the Handlebar. Outside of school she horseback rides and competes on her horse Zara.
Caitlin is a senior Philosophy major with Environmental Studies and Women's and Gender Studies minors. At Dickinson, she is a CSE intern and a Global Ambassador and is involved with the Outing Club and Feminist Collective. She enjoys running, traveling, backpacking, singing, and cats.
Max is a senior Environmental Science major and an English minor from Portland, OR. He is currently doing research focused on determining the ecological effects on lake ecosystems of extreme rain events in the central Pennsylvania region, which have been shown to be increasing in frequency over the past 50 years. He has also worked for Dickinson's Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring. Being from the Pacific Northwest, he is an avid downhill skier and backpacker. His interest in the living in the Treehouse has always come from wanting to learn how he can live a more sustainable life while being a part of a community of people who want to do the same and grow intellectually.
Willa is a junior Studio Art major from South Orange, NJ. She is the president of the Dickinson College art club, Arts Collective, a member of the Outing Club, and (of course) the Treehouse. Willa enjoys making art, listening to music, playing and watching sports, and eating good food.
Kelsey is a junior anthropology major and Spanish minor from outside of Oakland, CA. This is her third semester living in the tree house. The house has become her home on campus and she loves living with an intelligent group of people with diverse opinions to expand her knowledge on environmental issues and other contemporary topics. In the future, Kelsey hopes to work in the healthcare field, possibly as a nurse, to help marginalized peoples gain access to proper healthcare. Kelsey's interests include petting dogs, weight lifting, watching TV, cooking, being sarcastic, and laughing.
Mackenzie is a senior Policy Management and Spanish double major. Her passion is to grow, cook, and eat consciously-grown food and to provide that opportunity to anyone and everyone in her community. She also enjoys reading, yoga, being outside, and dancing. Mackenzie is also works for the Multilingual Writing Center tutoring Spanish, runs the Farm Cook Eat educational program at LeTort Elementary School, and is a Service Trip Leader this year.
Emily is a senior Biology major from Connecticut. She has been conducting research with Professor Boback for 2 years on the American toad population at the Dickinson College Farm. She is a Watershed Coordinator for the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM). She also is a part of the Dickinson College Choir and a member of Phoenix. She enjoys being outdoors, reading a good book, and anything that involves science.
Will is an earth sciences major involved with the Geology Club, Sustainable Investment Group and is a student farm worker. For fun, Will enjoys climbing, skiing and hiking with the Outing Club and his friends. Will also serves on the President's Commission for Environmental Sustainability. When not occupied with the above activities Will loves to cook and look at satellite imagery of Earth.
Wesley is a junior environmental science major from Yarmouth, Maine. This fall is his first semester living in the Treehouse. He is an officer in the Outing Club, and a student farmer on the Dickinson College Farm. He also works as a TA for an introductory photography class, and assistant photographer to Carl Socolow. When he is not in school, Wesley enjoys sailing, cross country skiing, cooking, and taking photographs.
Andrew is a senior biochemistry and molecular biology major with a minor in philosophy. Outside of school, he enjoys reading, carving, playing squash, bagpiping, and playing with animals (mostly flying squirrels). He is a Lab Coordinator at the Alliance for Aquatic Resource Monitoring (ALLARM) who also works with Reinvest Dickinson.
Robert is a junior environmental science major from Maryland. In addition to the Treehouse he is a student worker for the college farm. Some of his favorite things to do include playing guitar, going on bike rides, listening to Fergie, losing his keys, and his favorite movie is Mystic Pizza.
Michaela is a senior INBM major and Spanish minor. She studied abroad in Málaga, Spain for the Spring 2015 semester. To distract herself from missing Europe, she is involved with many things on campus: Dining Services (as Sustainability Intern), The Dickinsonian and the Dickinson Science Magazine. She finds balance through rock climbing, yoga and a healthy Netflix habit.