Entries tagged with ‘Biology’

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Gustie Math and Science Majors Take Top Competition Honors

A team of Gustavus Adolphus College math and science majors placed higher than any other liberal arts college in the nation in a recent international math competition.

Griffin Reed ’16 Receives Glenn T. Seaborg Award

Gustavus senior Griffin Reed has been named the 2016 winner of the Glenn T. Seaborg Science Award by the Swedish Council of America. The award will allow him to travel to Sweden in December for the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.

Four Gustavus Alumnae Honored by the National Science Foundation

Three recent alumnae were named winners of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF), which strive to foster and promote excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Another Gustie received an honorable mention for the fellowship.

Ray Sajulga ’17: Bits, Bytes, and Biochemistry

When Ray Sajulga started doing on-campus research during November of his first year, he had no idea that he would be able to combine his love of science and computers both inside and outside the lab.

Matt Broschard ’16: Research at Gustavus Leads to January at Vanderbilt

Gustavus senior Matt Broschard recently spent the month of January as a research observer in Vanderbilt University's Computational Memory Lab.

Jacob Stern ’16: Balancing Science and Swimming

Determined. Team Player. Motivated. As a student-athlete in his senior year, Jacob Stern encompasses all of these qualities and more. By balancing academics with athletics, he's preparing for the next step towards medical school.

Senior Volleyball Players Kelle Nett and Becca Woodstra Prepare for Life off the Court

Gustavus Adolphus College volleyball players Kelle Nett and Becca Woodstra have been key ingredients in the Gustie volleyball team’s 2015 season. More than just athletes, both women spent the summer preparing to “go pro in something other than sports” after graduation.

Gustavus Student Receives $50,000 EPA Fellowship

Gustavus Adolphus College junior biology major Ethan Degner has been awarded a $50,000 Environmental Protection Agency Greater Research Opportunities (EPA GRO) Fellowship for Undergraduate Environmental Study. Degner was one of 30 fellowship recipients selected from throughout the nation.

Gustavus Senior Honored at Marine Bioscience Laboratory

Gustavus Adolphus College senior Rachel Dorr recently completed a ten-week research training program at the University of Florida Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience in St. Augustine, Florida. Dorr can now look forward to an all expense paid trip to the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society's annual meeting in Orlando, Nov. 1-4, as winner of the Laboratory's in-house competition.

Rare Corpse Flower Draws More than 7,000 Visitors

A Titan Arum or Amorphophallus titanum, otherwise known as a Corpse Flower, drew more than 7,000 visitors to the Gustavus Adolphus College Department of Biology's greenhouse during a four day period.