Governor General’s Gold Medal win poignant for Laurentian grad

Xuyang Meng was working towards his Ph.D in economic geology under the ‘brilliant’ Dr. Jeremy Richards when Richards died of cancer. Meng is grateful Laurentian faculty pulled together to help him finish his studies Post-doctoral researcher and Laurentian University alumni Xuyang Meng has received a Governor General’s Gold Medal award for academic excellence at the … Read more

Saudi students win 6 prizes at biology and chemistry Olympiads

DUBAI: The newly updated Saudi scholarship program aims to once again move the Kingdom up the ranks as one of the top five largest markets for US colleges and universities in the years to come. Saudi Arabia ranked third after China and India in 2015-16, with almost 62,000 students studying in US universities, dropping to … Read more

Biology Students Win Awards at the NJWEA John J. Lagrosa 107th Conference & Exposition

Starting at the Left: Isabella Somera, Alexandra Bambrick, NJWEA judge, NJWEA coordinator, Pooja Shah, Katherine Lefferts, Dr. Jessica Cottrell. Four graduate students within the MS in Biology and MS in Microbiology programs took home awards for their research in the graduate-level category during the 107th John J. Lagrosa Annual Conference and Exposition of the New … Read more

Birds win in coffee landscapes with forests and shade trees – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A new study finds that two conservation strategies provide complementary benefits to native birds found in coffee-growing regions. Setting aside forest preserves more forest specialists and breeding birds while growing coffee under a shade tree canopy protects more generalists and nonbreeding birds. These findings have direct implications for Smithsonian’s Bird Friendly coffee certification program and … Read more

The Battle Between Two Lizards In Texas Is a Win for UT Arlington Biologists

Photo illustration by Tyson Bird. Spiny Lizard courtesy Clinton & Charles Robertson via Wikimedia Commons. Prairie Lizard courtesy Peter Paplanus via Flickr, both licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Prairie lizards and Texas spiny lizards have a lot in common. True, the prairie lizard is a svelte 5 inches, while Texas spiny lizard, also commonly called … Read more

Science Hill singles players win quarterfinal matches; Unicoi’s Mefford reaches state title match | Sports

MURFREESBORO – Science Hill boys and girls singles players won their quarterfinal matches at Thursday’s Class AA state individual championships at the Adams Tennis Center. Lily Mefford of Unicoi County and the Tennessee High doubles team of Keona Fielitz and Ellyson Kovacs advanced to state title matches. With rain forcing the action indoors and then … Read more

Student Researchers Win Multiple Awards at CSU Student Research Competition

High-speed machining, manta rays and active matter were among the topics Cal State Fullerton student researchers presented at the 36th annual California State University Student Research Competition. Hosted virtually last month by San Francisco State University, the annual competition features top undergraduate and graduate scholarly research throughout the 23 CSU … Read more

bit.bio Celebrates Double Award Win at Cambridge Science and Technology Awards 2022 Including Biotech of the Year for the Second Time in a Row

CAMBRIDGE, England – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Members of the bit.bio were celebrating last week to mark their double win at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards this month. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220523005510/en/ Members of the bit.bio team collect their awards (Photo: Business Wire) At the ceremony on … Read more

RRC, BEG win Bruno Hanson Midland College Environmental Excellence Award for response to seismicity in region

A surge in seismic activity has shaken up residents throughout the Permian Basin who have been rattled by earthquakes of 3 magnitude or greater. That surge has also shaken up oil and gas operators and regulators who have scrambled to address the issue. At its 2019 legislative session, the Texas Legislature created the TexNet seismic … Read more

Science & Arts (OK) Drovers Advance To World Series With 50th Win Of The Season

VSN (admin) Published Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – 07:39 PM CHICKASHA, Okla. – Wednesday afternoon, the No. 1 seed University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (50-8, 28-4 SAC) advanced to the 2022 NAIA Softball World Series with an exhilarating 5-2 victory against No. 2 College of Idaho (43-17, 22-8 CCC). USAO reached the 50-win … Read more