Post Tagged with: "Department of Biology"

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‘Groundbreaking’ research on the green

April 16, 2019 at

UND ecologists prove diversity good for plant world, holds implications for ag, land restoration

In search of North Dakota’s tiniest mammal

In search of North Dakota’s tiniest mammal

March 28, 2019 at

Lynda LaFond, biology Ph.D. candidate, studies shrews, expanding on what little research exists on these rarely trapped critters

A’maize’ing scholar

A’maize’ing scholar

December 18, 2018 at

Dale Brunelle is first American Indian to earn doctorate in biology

UND archival image.

Hot and cold

November 15, 2018 at

UND biologist’s research of snapping turtles could yield far-reaching implications

UND faculty members, who are principle and co-principle investigators for a new $1 Million NSF scholarship grant, are (left to right) Gregory Vandeberg, Rebecca Simmons, Shari Nelson, Alena Kubátová and Daphne Pedersen.  Image courtesy of Alena Kubátová.

Growing the STEM

March 1, 2018 at

UND faculty team shepherds NSF research-centered scholarships for students who are first in their families to attend college

Chris Felege (above center) teaches biology students about invasive animal species in his classroom at UND. He is one the growing list of faculty, advisors and staff who are spreading the word: about Starfish: the future of communication and academic planning for UND’s next class of leaders in action. UND archival photo.

Many arms of Starfish support

October 31, 2017 at

UND faculty, advisors laud student success system for opening communication

UND Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege (middle) receives a special certificate for her part as a presenter in the 2016-17 University Faculty Lecture Series. She is joined in the photo by College of Arts & Sciences' Dean Debbie Storrs and UND President Mark Kennedy. Photo by Connor Murphy/UND Today.

From nest to the skies

October 26, 2017 at

Wildlife Ecologist Susan Ellis-Felege presents her research at latest Faculty Lecture—showing science at its most active

UND grad student Andrew Barnas holds a Post-it note, on which he illustrated his own research of a drone flying over the Candian habitat of snow geese and polar bears. Barnas put the 3-inch by 3-inch drawing on social media and it has since gone viral, with others piggybacking on his idea to share ideas of research with others in its simplest form. Photo by Jackie Lorentz.

Power of the ‘Post-it’

February 23, 2017 at

Art, science and communication collide as UND biology grad student’s Twitter hashtag trend goes viral

A UND Biology student performs experiments in the lab at UND’s Starcher Hall, while a New York and Seattle-based documentary film crew monitors his every move. The documentary crew came to UND to capture footage of students and faculty members involved in a nearly five-decades-long study on climate and ecosystem changes on the western edge of Canada’s Hudson Bay. Photo by Shawna Schill.

Biology in focus

December 7, 2016 at

Documentary film crew visits UND to capture innovative climate-change research by grad students and faculty

Vice President of The Wildlife Society of UND John Palarski, whose research focuses on waterfowl in central North Dakota, was one several UND students who presented their research at The Wildlife Society’s national conference held recently in Raleigh, N.C. Photo courtesy of the UND Biology Department.

Big in biology

November 29, 2016 at

Students of UND’s Wildlife Society post another strong showing at national conference in North Carolina