2021-2022 Biology and Society Recognitions

It’s time to celebrate the wonderful achievements of the Biology and Society community. There are many ways our faculty, staff, and students have been busy, so these are some examples. We start by noting that: The Center for Biology and Society promotes diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice through what we value, what we do, and who we are. The many achievements noted below illustrate who we are. Diversity, Excellence, Impact.

Degrees:

PhD

  • Challie Facemire
  • Logan Gin

MS

  • Kenneth Carroll
  • Baylee Edwards
  • Richa Venkatraman

Awards and Recognitions

Faculty:

  • Sara Brownell named American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow
  • Carolyn Compton has received the Gary Krahenbuhl Difference Maker Award  
  • Katelyn Cooper has been awarded the Teaching of Physiology Section New Investigator Award
  • Katelyn Cooper has been awarded the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation
  • Jane Maienschein elected as American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Board of Directors
  • Beckett Sterner has been awarded the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation

Staff Award:

  • Jessica Ranney received the Graduate College Award of Excellence:  Supporting Student Success 2022

Graduate Students:

  • Carly Busch has been awarded the AAAS E-Poster Graduate Winner in Social Sciences
  • Jynx Pigart-Coleman has received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Award
  • Kara Gardner received Associate Certification from Center for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)
  • Tasneem Mohammed has received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award
  • Erin Murphy received the Lisa Dent Memorial Ecology Fellowship
  • Nicholas Wiesenthal has received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Award

Undergraduate Students:

  • Samantha Maas has been awarded the AAAS E-Poster Undergraduate Winner in Science in Society
  • Sarah Van Dijk has been awarded the AAAS E-Poster Undergraduate Winner in Developmental Biology, Genetics, and Immunology