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Koenig, Rojas, and Young Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows
Koenig, Rojas, and Young Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Three Department of Integrative Biology graduate students were recently awarded Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation: Lauren Koenig, Connie Rojas, and Allison Young. They were among 15 Michigan State University graduate students to win this award.

Richard Hill Wins Meritorious Faculty Award
Richard Hill Wins Meritorious Faculty Award

Richard Hill was recognized as the Meritorious Faculty Award recipient at the MSU College of Natural Science annual Awards Program held April 21, 2017, at MSU’s Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. Hill, who served as associate chair of MSU’s zoology department from 1996-2009, was at one time one of the world's experts on the energetics of small mammals and birds. In the early 1990s, he switched his focus to marine biology, which he continues to study today. His legacy is clearly his students. For the past 45 years at MSU, Hill has impacted them in the areas of research, education and how to become better members of society. He is the first author and primary organizer of one of the most widely used undergraduate physiology textbooks—Animal Physiology. He is also an author of a compact introduction to biology—Principles of Life.

Zoology Majors Receive Board of Trustees' Award
Zoology Majors Receive Board of Trustees' Award

Zoology majors, Nicole Cappello and Samuel Decker, were among 52 graduating seniors who were recognized with Board of Trustees’ Awards for having the highest scholastic average (4.0) at the close of their last semester in attendance at Michigan State University.

Connie Rojas Wins Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award for Professional Development
Connie Rojas Wins Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award for Professional Development

Connie Rojas, a graduate student pursuing a dual degree in Integrative Biology and Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior; has been awarded the College of Natural Science's 2017 Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award for Professional Development. The Tracy A. Hammer Award recognizes and supports an outstanding graduate student with a one-time stipend of $750 for professional development activities.

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