On May 12th, six of Dr. Marcia Shofner's Undergraduate Learning Assistants created and presented a poster titled, "Creatively Teaching Fundamental Biology Concepts: Candy Cladograms" at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference. The poster presented their original research involving their fellow BSCI 160 students. The poster highlights the learning activities they developed and implemented during the spring semester. Great work!
Dr. Leslie Pick has a new book out through Academic Press publishers titled Fly Models of Human Diseases. More information on her book can be found here. Check out the flyer below for more details!
Ear damage? In this case, we are not talking about listening to music too loud or standing too close to the speakers at a rock concert. Instead, Dr. Galen Dively, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Entomology, has unlocked the mystery shrouding the increased dmanage to ears of corn. Read more about Dively's study here.
Dr. Dennis vanEngelsdorp is one of two college employees named to Clarivate Analytics' 2016 list of Highly Cited Researchers (HCR). HCR is a comprehensive list of influential individuals in various scientific disciplines. More on the announcement can be found on the College of Computer, Mathematical, and Natural Sciences (CMNS) home page.