Ms. Tiara N. Moore (M.S. Hampton University) receives CHBGS/ProQuest 2014 Thesis Award.
February 14, 2014
The winner of the Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS)/ProQuest Thesis Award for 2014 is Ms. Tiara Nydia Moore from Hampton University. Her research—Fish Habitat Diminution by Sedimentary Oxygen Demand and Orthophosphate Release in the Hampton River Tributary of the Chesapeake Bay—was reviewed as “containing strong evidence of primary research” resulting in meaningful outcomes. Ms. Tiara Moore, who was supported by the NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center (LMRCSC) at Hampton University, did her MS thesis under the direction of Drs. Ben Cuker, Deidre Gibson, and Howard Townsend, NOAA scientist. She graduated in May 2013, and is now pursuing her Ph.D. at Old Dominion University in Chemical Oceanography and is fully funded by the Hall-Bonner Scholarship.