Dr. Howard Neufeld and Dr. Zack Murrell awarded NSF Grant

The Department of Biology is proud to announce that the National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to two faculty members that will support their work to develop engaging botany laboratory experiences for undergraduate students and, at the same time, build a database related to ecological changes occurring in the Southern Appalachians. The $197,987 grant was awarded to Howard Neufeld and Zack Murrell, both professors in the Department of Biology.

Read more about their award here.

Featured Faculty

For the Fall 2016 installment of our Featured Faculty series, we sat down with Dr. Mary Kinkel, an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department, who specializes in Developmental Biology. Her philosophy of teaching and a short description of her research make for fascinating read! 

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