Congratulations to Jose Rivas for successfully defending his dissertation proposal, “Dust Storms and the Dispersal of Aquatic Invertebrates in the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion,” and successfully passing his comprehensive examinations!

Jose is now an official PhD Candidate at The University of Texas at El Paso. Dr. Thomas Gill,  NCAS Faculty, is Jose’s PhD advisor.

Dr. Thomas Gill (L) and Jose Rivas (R)

Dr. Thomas Gill (L) and Jose Rivas (R)