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Biology Student Slavina Goleva Awarded Summer Research Fellowship

Slavina Goleva, a sophomore Biology major from Bulgaria, was recently awarded the American Physiological Society’s Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship for the summer of 2014.

Biodiversity in the Workplace: Philip Crowley

The College of Arts & Sciences is collaborating on an effort to revitalize science education with the addition of a new science building. Born with ecological ideals in mind, this building will create a learning environment unlike any other on campus as classrooms engage students with the incorporation of nature into the building’s design itself. In this podcast, Philip Crowley, a professor in the Biology Department, describes the new science building from inside and out and discusses what he looks forward to the most.

This podcast was produced by Casey Hibbard

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Mathews Garden's Deep Roots: Jim Krupa

UK Biologist Jim Krupa studies carnivorous plants and has long been the steward of an unusual patch of land on UK's campus: Mathews Garden. The Garden is a 0.6 acre woodland garden on the corner of Limestone Street and Washington Avenue that has been in existence since 1900 and is used by students for research and teaching.

The Mathews Garden was originally part of the grounds of the Mathews House and the original plan of the garden was the work of Clarence Wentworth Mathews. In later years it was tended by Ruth E. Mathews, his daughter, who sold it to the University in 1968.

In this podcast, Krupa discusses the history and biodiversity of the garden. Mathews Garden contains approximately 350 species of plants.

 

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UK Axolotl Symposium: Get to Know This Strange Salamander

Day long symposium about Axolotls.

'Standing Up for the Mountains' Book Talk at UK

Three University of Kentucky authors will present recent books about mountaintop removal mining, and the treasured landscapes and Appalachian communities that lie in its midst, at a book talk and signing Thursday, Feb. 27.

Harvard Professor to Speak on 'Deep History' of Life on Earth

Dr. Andrew H. Knoll will present "The Deep History of Life: What Kinds of Life Characterized Earth During the PRecambrian?" on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall.

Biology, Psychology Majors Among FAR Academic Excellence Award Winners

Shelby Kennard of psychology and Chelsea Oswald of biology have been recognized for maintaining a minimum 3.8 cumulative GPA while competing in intercollegiate athletics.

Undergraduates Receive Oswald Awards for Research and Creativity

Recently, undergraduates from the departments of biology, english, history, mathematics, political science, and sociology received Oswald Awards for Research and Creativity.

For the Birds: Dr. David Westneat Explores What Sparrows Teach Us About Parenting Behavior

David Westneat, professor of biology, has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study how personality and environment affect the parenting behavior of birds.

Biology Presents Annual Thomas Hunt Morgan Speaker Series

This week, prominent evolutionary biology John Avis will deliver two lectures on campus as part of the fifth annual installment of the Thomas Hunt Morgan Speaker Series.

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