Feb. 14, 2022—Dec. 2, 2021, 9:00 AM By Andy Flick, Evolutionary Studies Initiative scientific coordinator If you’ve ever had an ear infection that made you dizzy or unbalanced, the infection likely was affecting your vestibular complex—part of the intricate system of hard and soft tissues that make up the inner ear. Knowledge of this structure has been...
Jan. 21, 2022— Assistant Professor Megan Behringer has been awarded the Steven and Bunny Fayne Dean’s Faculty Fellowship in Biological Sciences
Jan. 21, 2022— Assistant Professor Amanda Lea has been awarded the Frank Kelly Dean’s Faculty Fellowship in Climate Studies.
Jan. 20, 2022—Dr. Jackson participated in a Q&A with science writer Abbey Bigler which was featured in the Biomedical Beat Blog for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. You can read Dr. Jackson’s interview regarding her career and research here!
Dec. 15, 2021—Congratulations to MARC Scholars Elicia Osigwe, Tiffany-Chau Le and Sim Plotkin for winning presentation awards at 2021 ABRCMS (Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students)! Junior Tiffany-Chau Le, Dr. Todd Graham, and Dr. Eugenia Yazlovitskaya (Biological Sciences) Senior Simcha Plotkin and Dr. Kathy Friedman (Biological Sciences) ...
Dec. 1, 2021—Graduate Research Excellence Award Jacob Steenwyk for research on fungal phylogenetics, budding yeast evolution, and the evolution of Aspergillus pathogenicity Hickory Stick Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant Anne Hatmaker for the creation and effective teaching of a new course on Genomics, and Natalie Wallace for...
Nov. 1, 2021—Thomas Clements was awarded the 2021 Ernest A. Jones Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising by the College of Arts and Science
Oct. 21, 2021—Alison Hilbun, Senior lecturer in Biological Sciences, was awarded a Course Improvement grant from the Center for Teaching. Her proposal was entitled, Compare studies of 3D materials to creating quizzes to consider whether learning strategy outshines motivation in memory retention Read the CFT Blog here!
Oct. 21, 2021—Jessica Gilpin, Senior lecturer in Biological Sciences, was awarded a Course Improvement grant from the Center for Teaching. Her proposal was entitled, Incorporating student feedback in introductory biology to increase learners’ sense of belonging. Read the CFT Blog here!