Biology professor receives Humboldt Award for pollen-driven research | University Times

By SHANNON O. WELLS When Tia-Lynn Ashman was growing up in the San Francisco Bay area and frequently camping and exploring nature with her family, she found herself drawn to a certain fast-fluttering feathered friend. “I was very enamored with hummingbirds,” recalls Ashman, a distinguished professor of evolutionary ecology in the Dietrich School of Arts … Read more

Diversity initiative brings college students to study at Woods Hole

WOODS HOLE — While Woods Hole, a village in the southwest tip of Falmouth, is known worldwide as a hub of ocean research, exploration, and education, it’s lacking in aspects of racial diversity, said Onjalé Scott Price. “Woods Hole is a predominantly white, predominantly male-dominated community in the sciences,” Scott Price, co-director of the Woods … Read more

Kansas Geological Survey honors outstanding students

LAWRENCE — Four University of Kansas students have received outstanding achievement awards from the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS), based in KU’s West District. The recipients were presented cash awards and certificates. Madison Ricea junior in microbiology and anthropology from Bixby, Oklahoma, received the William W. Hambleton Student Research Award, named for the director of the … Read more

Laramie Elementary, Middle School Students Participate in UW’s COWGIRLS in STEM Camp | News

August 10, 2022 COWGIRLS in STEM campers Jovie (left) and Addy observe impressions made in the bread slices of their “rock” sandwiches they created using various types of candy as filler. The geology activity was one of three on the subject in which students participated on the last day of camp at Big Brothers Big … Read more

New Science and Math Students Explore What It’s Like to be a STEM Major

Tom Tran, left, checks the temperature of an experiment during the Summer STEM Academy. Incoming science and mathematics students engaged in three chemical procedures to determine who stole a stuffed Tuffy Titan. Who swiped the stuffed Tuffy Titan from a desk in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry? Inside a … Read more

Oklahoma public schools requiring students complete ‘biological sex affidavits’ to participate in sports

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Oklahoma public schools are now requiring students from kindergarten through college to complete a sex affidavit if they wish to participate in school sports. An affidavit form distributed by Woodall Public Schools as part of its 2022-23 athletic policy began circulating on social media July 28 after … Read more

Academic honors for Sauk Valley-area college students – Shaw Local

Byron Sara Blume, Agricultural Business and Animal Science; Kaley Mumma, Agricultural Education and Environmental Horticulture Wisconsin-Platteville Spring graduates Byron – Sara Blume, agricultural business and animal science; Kaley Mumma, agricultural education and environmental horticulture Chadwick – Sydney Guentner, chemistry Davis Junction – William Keast, soil and crop science Deer Grove – Logan Henrekin, soil and … Read more

Where to study on campus

Study spots can be found in every corner and building on Ohio States large campus. Credit: Casey Cascaldo Lantern File Photo Ohio State is full of unique places for students to sit down and study. With such a large campus, it can be daunting to find that right place. However, The Lantern has provided a … Read more

Plants, Coral, and Welfare: Wellesley Students Present Their Summer Research Projects | Spotlight

Wellesley’s Summer Research Program is an annual chance for students to fully immerse themselves in a scientific research project. They can either dive more deeply into a topic they are already fascinated with, or take the time to explore something that might not normally fit in their regular academic schedule. Either way, judging by the … Read more

Wildflowers Get a Boost from a Student’s SIP

Eli Edlefson ’23 identifies fleabane daisy at the Lillian Anderson Arboretum, where he is surveying plants and pollinators for an Environmental Stewardship fellowship and his Senior Integrated Project. Although most flowers have seven petals at most, daisy fleabane can have between 30 and 100 petals per flower. Environmental Stewardship Fellow Eli Edlefson ’23 identifies wild … Read more