Established in 1977 through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F. Montgomery (Dartmouth Class of '25), the Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Endowment was created "to provide for the advancement of the academic realm of the College in ways that will significantly add to the quality and character thereof, making possible major new dimensions for, as well as extraordinary enrichment to, the educational experience offered primarily to undergraduate students within the Dartmouth community."
February 28- March 8, 2015
A soil ecologist and environmental scientist, Diana Wall is actively engaged in research exploring how life in soil (microbial and invertebrate diversity) contributes to healthy, fertile and productive soils and thus to society, and the consequences of human activities on soil globally. Her research extends from agroecosystems to more than 25 seasons in the Antarctic Dry Valleys examining how global changes impact soil biodiversity, ecosystem processes and ecosystem services. She currently serves as Science Chair for the Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative. A Board Member of the World Resources Institute, she has served also as President of the Ecological Society of America, the American Institute of Biological Sciences and 3 other scientific societies. Diana received the 2013 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and holds an Honorary Doctorate from Utrecht University, The Netherlands She received a B.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.
Last Updated: 2/19/15