Stephanie Munger receives a College of Science Excellence Award
Congratulations to Stephanie Munger for receiving a College of Science Excellence Award. The Excellence Award is given to employees that perform job duties above and beyond what is normally expected, improve efficiency in the workplace and demonstrate, through attitude and actions, a willingness to help others and work as a team.
Cesar Medina receives the 2017 Excellence in STEM Diversity Award. Cesar also received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Congratulations to Cesar Medina for receiving the 2017 Excellence in STEM Diversity Award and for also receiving an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.
Cesar was chosen from a large pool of incredibly qualified applicants for the STEM Diversity Award. This award reflects Cesar's dedication to fostering diversity in STEM fields through the outreach he does with local schools, as well as his dedication as a scientist and researcher. Cesar will be presented with the award at the 2017 Science and Engineering Excellence Banquet on April 13, 2017.
Cesar also received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.
Leslie Tolbert named an AAAS Fellow
Election as a Fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.
Becca Van Sickler receives the Galileo Circle Copernicus Award
Congratulations to Becca Van Sickler for receiving the Copernicus award. The Copernicus Award is one of the highest honors the College of Science can bestow on its non-tenure eligible faculty, appointed personnel or classified staff. Becca is the acknowledged heart of the undergraduate program in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science (NSCS). Becca became part of the NSCS program at its inception and has been a constant and powerful guide and advocate for students and faculty as the program has grown from the first class of 29 students to the current enrollment of more than 500 students.
Hildebrand receives the Wigglesworth Medal
Dr. John G. Hildebrand receives the Wigglesworth Medal of the Royal Entomological Society from the past President, Dr. John A. Pickett.