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Julie Turner Wins 2017 MSU Excellence-in-Teaching Citation
Julie Turner Wins 2017 MSU Excellence-in-Teaching Citation

Julie Turner was recognized by MSU for her excellence in teaching on February 7, 2017. MSU Excellence-In-Teaching Citations are made to six graduate teaching assistants who have distinguished themselves by the care they have given and the skill they have shown in meeting their classroom responsibilities. 

Mittelbach Receives MSU's William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award
Mittelbach Receives MSU's William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award

Gary Mittelbach is the recipient of the 2017 William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award. Mittelbach is an internationally recognized ecologist whose research has contributed novel and lasting insights into complex biological systems. His breakthrough research conducted at KBS established MSU as the epicenter for studies in aquatic ecology.

Boldness in Largemouth Mass: Personality Affects Juvenile Survival and Adult Reproductive Success
Boldness in Largemouth Mass: Personality Affects Juvenile Survival and Adult Reproductive Success

Nick Ballew, Kim Scribner, and Gary Mittelbach have published a new manuscript in the American Naturalist. The publication is based on a study done by Nick as part of his Doctoral Dissertation in Zoology (2014) which investigated the effects of boldness in largemouth mass on juvenile survival and adult reproductive success. The findings have important implications for fish conservation and management.

Elise Zipkin named Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow
Elise Zipkin named Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow

Elise Zipkin has been named a 2017 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Zipkin is one of seven early career fellows elected nationally by the society this year.

A Day in the Life of a URA at KBS: Alex Walus
A Day in the Life of a URA at KBS: Alex Walus

Environmental Biology-Zoology major, Alex Walus, participated in the Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship (URA) Program at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station during summer 2016. Read about her research experience in the Brudvig Lab.