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Connie Rojas Receives Disciplinary Leadership Award
Connie Rojas Receives Disciplinary Leadership Award

Connie Rojas, a doctoral student working toward a dual degree in the Department of Integrative Biology, and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior (EEBB), was recently recognized for her activism, leadership, and service by the Michigan State University Council of Graduate Students. She has been awarded a Leadership Endowment Scholarship.

Olivia Guswiler Awarded Financial Support to Study Predator Adaptations
Olivia Guswiler Awarded Financial Support to Study Predator Adaptations

Zoology major, Olivia Guswiler, has been awarded the 2016 Dr. Marvin Hensley Endowed Scholarship Fund in Zoology. Olivia came to Michigan State University as a transfer student to study Zoology in 2015. Her career goal is to conduct field-based research that will help conserve the natural world.

Sarah Fitzpatrick Receives Young Investigators Award
Sarah Fitzpatrick Receives Young Investigators Award

Sarah Fitzpatrick joins a distinguished group of scientists who have won the American Society of Naturalist’s Jasper Loftus-Hills Young Investigators Award. The Jasper Loftus-Hills Young Investigators Award recognizes exceptional and promising scientists who have conferred their doctorates within the last three years or are in their final year of graduate school. Fitzpatrick was one of four recipients receiving the award this year.

MSU's Richard Lenski wins 2017 Friend of Darwin award
MSU's Richard Lenski wins 2017 Friend of Darwin award

Richard E. Lenski, the Michigan State University John Hannah Distinguished Professor and evolutionary biologist renowned for his E. coli Long-Term Experimental Evolution Project, has received a 2017 Friend of Darwin award from the National Center for Science Education (NCSE). Lenski is one of only three scientists nationally to receive the award this year.

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