Inside Look

Department Senior Receives Summer Research Grant.

Lorrie B. Sims, a senior in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a $4,000 Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship from the American Physiological Society. She will conduct research this summer under Dr. Francisco Andrade and Dr. Mary Garcia-Cazarin in the Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky. Dr.

Schyler Nunziata New MS Graduate

Schyler Nunziata successfully defended her MS thesis in November. Her thesis work focused on conservation and population genetics of crawfish frogs at the northeastern extent of its distribution. Schyler’s data provide insight into the current status of populations at this range edge and will assist in conservation planning for the species. Her thesis advisor is Dr.

Lindsay Conley New MS Graduate

Lindsay Conley successfully defended her MS thesis in November. Her thesis work included both mist net and AnaBat surveys of the bats at Lilley Cornett Woods, EKU's Appalachian Ecological Research Area in Letcher County.

Study in Costa Rica, Ecuador, and the Galapgos with Jones and Frisbie!

Drs. Ron Jones and Malcolm Frisbie are teaching courses in Costa Rica, Ecuador, and the Galapagos this spring and summer! These are great opportunities to explore the world of biology beyond Kentucky and have an experience that could well be life-changing.

Drs. Brown and Richter Receive EPA Grant

EKU Department of Biological Sciences receives EPA wetland conservation grant

Doctors Stephen Richter and David Brown received a grant for $383,000 from the Kentucky Division of Water and the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a rapid Wetland Assessment Method for Ke

Grads got grants!

Sue King and Rob Denton, members of the MECA lab (link--, received a $1000 Northern Kentucky Fly Fishers Scholarship for aquatic ecosystem conservation and education.