Congratulations to our award recipients being recognized on Friday, April 27

Congratulations to the individuals listed below who received Department of Biology awards. These award recipients will be recognized at the 2018 Biology Student Award Ceremony taking place Friday, April 27, at 3:30 PM, in Jordan Hall A100. Refreshments will be served in the atrium immediately following the ceremony. A photographer will be available during the reception to photograph award recipients, their families, lab mates, and any special guests.

Graduate Students Recipients:             

Tamanash Bhattacharya:

Milton Taylor Fellowship
Ian S. Barton
:
Albert Ruesink Outstanding Associate Instructor
Teaching Award in Biology
Katilyn V. Beidler:
Sears Crowell Scholarship
Savannah Bennett:
Fred Seward Award
Sofia Casasa Velez:
Louise Constable Hoover Fellowship
Jeremy Scott Davis:
Louise Constable Hoover Fellowship
Zoe Dinges:
George W. Brackenridge Fellowship
Lekeah Durden:
Louise Constable Hoover Fellowship
Courtney Ellison:
First Place, Floyd Award for Outstanding
Publication in Microbiology
Jay Keche Goldberg:
Charles Heiser Fellowship
Adrienne Keller:
Blatchley Nature Study Club Scholarship
Catherine Klancher:
Dean Fraser Fellowship, and
Second Place Tie, Floyd Award for Outstanding
Publication in Microbiology
Alexandra McCully:
Second Place Tie, Floyd Award for Outstanding
Publication in Microbiology
Kara M. Million:
Avian, Wildlife, and Habitat Studies Scholarship
Roy Moger-Reischer:
Sears Crowell Scholarship
Gabriel Muhire Gihana:
Alfred Parson Mower Fellowship
Lauren Nease:
Walter A. Konetzka Fellowship
Emma Oschrin:
Sarah Elizabeth Frey Indiana
Daffodil, Inc., Scholarship
Katherine Roebke
Milton Taylor Fellowship
Britta Rued:
William G. Roessler Microbiology Scholarship
Christopher Schlicksup
Milton Taylor Fellowship
Maja Sljivar:
George Hudock Fellowship
Melene A. Thompson:
Walter A. Konetzka Fellowship
Jennifer Wong:
Frank W. Putnam Research Fellowship

Undergraduate Recipients:

Yousaf Abughofah:
Alfred Parson Mower Scholarship
Sunna Ahmad:
Sid Robinson Scholarship
Melissa Baker:
Fred Seward Award
Gabriella Benko:
Barwe/Rexing Scholarship
Lucy Brown:
William J. Tatum Scholarship
Katherine H. Fisher:
John R. and Wendy L. Kindig Scholarship
Alekhya Govindaraju:
William G. Roessler Microbiology Scholarship

Julius Hain:
Howard W. Clark Scholarship

Alexa Howser:
George M. Malacinski Scholarship
Christine Hustmyer:
Biology Undergraduate Research Award, and
Fox Glen Research and Education Fund Award, and
Outstanding Honors Thesis Award
Allison Nelson:
Aldred Family Scholarship
Gene Qian:
John R. and Wendy L. Kindig Scholarship
Clarissa Ren:
Rex Grossman Scholarship
Sophia Ren:
L. S. McClung Scholarship
Senna Bryce Robeson:
Michael R. Tansey Outstanding
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award
Bhagyashree Sarda:
Microbiology Undergraduate Summer
Research Award
Rhett A. Snyder:
L. S. McClung Scholarship, and
Microbiology Undergraduate Summer
Research Award
Athena Tran:
Carl H. Eigenmann Scholarship
Stephanie Zhang:
Sid Robinson Scholarship

Faculty Award:
Professor David Kehoe
Senior Class Award for
Teaching Excellence in Biology
and Dedication to Undergraduates

I hope you can join us.

All my best,

Kathy

 

Kathy E. Wyss, Development Officer
Indiana University Department of Biology
1001 E. Third St. / Jordan Hall 120
Bloomington, IN  47405-7005
Phone:  812-855-6195

 

 

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How to be a Lobbyist for Science – today (Thursday, Feb. 22) at 12:30 p.m. FREE LUNCH!

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Effective Communication with Legislators

Or… How to be a Lobbyist for Science

Are you a Scientist? An Advocate for Science? Proud of the work you do?  We are!  Join Concerned Scientists @ IU and Union of Concerned Scientists to let your member of Congress know that they should care too!  Learn how to plan, conduct, and follow up on an in-person meeting with your United States senators. The training will be followed by opportunities to lobby in-district, including a lobby day the following day in Indianapolis on Friday, February 23rd.  Continue reading “How to be a Lobbyist for Science – today (Thursday, Feb. 22) at 12:30 p.m. FREE LUNCH!”

Visit the IU Health Pathology Laboratory in Indianapolis

Time to schedule a checkup for your future career!

Visit the IU Health Pathology Laboratory in Indianapolis to learn more about Clinical Laboratory Science and Cytotechnology.

Upcoming tour dates:

Tuesday, March 14, 10:00 am

Wednesday, April 19, 1:00 pm

Thursday, May 18, 10:00 am

 

Contact Barbara at bmcgahey@iupui.edu

Or 317.491.6222 to schedule your appointment!

Town hall meeting on February 9 – IU science community addresses threats to scientific research

To members of the IU scientific community:

 

We invite you to join us for an open, town-hall meeting of the IU science community to address concerns about growing threats to the integrity of scientific research in this country.  The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, at 5:30 PM in the Georgian Room at the IMU.

Continue reading “Town hall meeting on February 9 – IU science community addresses threats to scientific research”

Biology Club callout meeting – Tuesday, January, 31 at 7pm in Ballantine 310

Biology Club’s Spring semester callout is this Tuesday, January 31st at 7 PM in Ballantine 310! Make sure to come because we will be talking about our upcoming events this semester and what you can look forward to.

Also, starting this semester, we’re requiring dues. Dues will be $5 and will include an I *anatomical heart* IU Biology car sticker! If you cannot make the callout meeting and want to remain in the Biology Club this semester, let us know as soon as possible through Canvas or by emailing chustmye@indiana.edu to set up a time to meet and pay.

Hope to see you all there!

Christine M. Hustmyer

Interested in being a science teacher? Check out the Noyce Scholarship programs

The Noyce Scholarship programs provides scholarships to BSMS students in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, and Environmental Sciences who are interested in K12 teaching.  While our Noyce program is in its final year, we still have some funds available for scholarships.

http://education.indiana.edu/undergraduate/cost-aid/scholarships/science-education-scholarships.html

While the NSF grant expires in September, we can provide some scholarship fund to such students in the spring and summer.  Students should note, however, that these funds come with commitments, and funds would need to be repaid if those commitments are not met.

 

CAPS offerings for spring 2017!

MONDAY MOTIVATORS- FREE drop-in workshops

Drop-in for snacks and our FREE workshops at Wells Library (See attached flier)

“Self-Compassion & Resilience”- Jan. 30, 4-5pm. Location: Wells Library, East Tower, room E159

Research suggests the skill “self-compassion” decreases emotional suffering and helps people to thrive. Anna VanMeter, M.S. will teach you about the elements and benefits of self-compassion, and you will practice experiencing self-compassion.

 

“Help Me Sleep!”- February 6, 4-5pm. Location: Wells Library, East Tower, room E159

Can’t fall asleep? Waking up tired? We can help you sleep better! Improved sleep increases your concentration and balances your mood. Wilson Hsaio, Ph.D. will teach you ways to change the way you sleep.

 

“Stress Management”- February 20, 4-5pm. Location: Wells Library, East Tower, room E159

If you’re feeling overwhelmed, burnt out, or “blah”, this workshop is for you. Luciana Guardini, LCSW will teach you skills to change the way you manage stress and take care of your stressed out body!

 

 

WEB WEDNESDAYS – FREE online workshops

Download the Zoom cloud meetings app (iu.zoom.us) and enter ID 541-962-473 to join in these FREE workshops to get tips and skills to be a better you!

  • Adjusting to IU – Jan. 18
  • Stress Management – Jan. 25 & Feb. 8
  • Safer Alcohol Use – Feb. 1

 

 

JOIN A GROUP!

Group counseling can be even MORE effective than one-on-one counseling for helping students with some problems. Groups of 5-8 students and 1-2 counselors provide support and feedback in ways that many students find really helpful! Group counseling can help students work on self-esteem, assertiveness, creating deeper relationships, healthier conflict, and so much more. See attached list of CAPS & SACS groups, then call us to learn more!

 

 

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS SUPPORT GROUP

Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00pm

A free, confidential, all gender support group for students who are questioning the health of a relationship (friendship, romantic or family) and/or recognizing patterns of power and control within. Call (812)855-5711 to schedule a “CAPS Now” appointment to learn more about this group!

 

 

AFTER-HOURS CRISIS TELEPHONE LINE:

IU students, faculty and staff can call the CAPS after-hours crisis line anytime CAPS is closed to consult with a counselor about a student of concern. Simply call CAPS at (812) 855-5711 and choose Option 1.

 

 

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS MANAGEMENT – FREE drop-in workshops!

Mondays and Tuesdays 10:00-10:45am & Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:00-2:45pm. (Thursday session is geared toward those with prior experience.)  Dr. Carolyn Lee will teach you how to practice Mindfulness, a research-based strategy to help reduce anxiety, improve concentration, regulate emotion, and much more! Bring a friend! (See attached flier)

 

 

Indiana University Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

600 N. Jordan Avenue, 4th floor

Bloomington, IN 47405-3191

(812)855-5711

(812)855-8447 Fax