2015 W&M REPORTING FELLOW
Akshay Deverakonda is a senior at the College of William & Mary, originally from Herndon, Virginia. A Biology and Environmental Science double major, he is interested in human-environment interactions and how human activity/development can promote biodiversity. He also wants to make science accessible to the general public through writing and other media. On campus, Akshay leads weekend service trips through Branch Out, an on-campus alternative breaks group, and is working on an Honors Thesis about the breeding ecology of Wood Thrush mating pairs.