Senior sustainability scientist awarded for professional service

heather_bateman_wildlife_society_awardSenior Sustainability Scientist Heather Bateman was honored with the 2015 Award for Professional Service at the annual meeting of the Arizona and New Mexico chapters of The Wildlife Society - the national professional organization for wildlife biology and conservation. The award recognized Bateman - a field ecologist, conservation biologist and associate professor in the College of Letters and Sciences - for her dedication to the leadership and professional development of her students. “This award is well-deserved recognition for Heather and the good work she is doing both in research and teaching,” said Senior Sustainability Scientist Chris Martin, head of the faculty of Science and Mathematics in the College of Letters and Sciences. “It also shines a spotlight on our wildlife program in applied biological sciences and student-centered approach to learning and doing science.”