Biology: Marine Lab 50th Anniversary
Marine Lab Reunion Banquet and Program
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Multipurpose Room 228


6-7 p.m. Reception with cash bar
7-8 p.m. Dinner

Welcome and opening remarks and introductions
Mike McKay (Ryan Professor and Director: Marine Program)

Mrs. Phyllis Evans (BGSU: 1952)

8-10 p.m. Banquet program

Justin Grubb (Senior - Marine Biology)

Introduced by Matt Partin (B.S. 1996, M.S. 1999, Ed.D. 2008; Lecturer and Coordinator: Marine Lab)

Presentation: Running Wild - Costa Rica

Justin Grubb is a naturalist, adventurer, conservationist, explorer, educator and television host who is devoted to spreading the word of conservation and sustainability. He currently attends Bowling Green State University where he studies Marine Biology and Outdoor Education. He serves as the head coordinator of the BGSU Marine Lab and is the curatorial intern for the Toledo Zoo and Aquarium. Justin also is a producer and host of conservation and sustainability segments for BG on TV at WBGU-TV. He is the creator, producer and host of the new Running Wild series.

Ms. Lynn Funkhouser (BGSU: 1964)

Introduced by Cindy Stong (Ph.D. [Hon] 2005; BGSU Faculty Emeritus, Marine Program Director Emeritus and Founder of the Marine Lab)

Presentation: The Philippines ‐ The Apex of the Coral Triangle

Lynn Funkhouser was inducted into the inaugural Women Divers Hall of Fame. She is an internationally published photographer, author, lecturer, environmentalist, adventuress, and leader in dive travel. She specializes in underwater, nature, travel, and environmental images. She has been diving & photographing in the Philippines for 2 months a year, every year, for 31 years and has visited & dived over 250 islands. As an environmentalist, Lynn is committed to making a difference on this planet through her images and lectures.

Closing remarks

Mike McKay (Ryan Professor and Director: Marine Program)