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Biology professor warns of dangers of multitasking

Biology Professor and neuroscientist Barbara Christie-Pope explains why one thing at a time—and One Course At A Time—is the best bet.

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Mildenstein involved in Guam bat count

Tammy Mildenstein, a newly-hired professor of biology, planned the first-ever survey of Mariana fruit bats this summer.

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Tiny flies, big research

Biology Professor Marty Condon’s research into the genetics of tropical flies includes numerous students, and several alumni, who have traveled with her to the tropics. Twice her findings have appeared in Science.

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Fellowship leads Howard to a career in public health

Hayden Howard ’14 is committed to public health policy with a job offer from an occupational healthcare company, an application to a Master’s of Public Health program, and interviews for positions that would deal directly with public health issues.

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Condon publishes new research in Science

Marty Condon, professor of biology at Cornell College, has studied flies in the tropics for years. In a paper published in Science this week, she reports evidence that there is more to a fly’s ecological niche than where it lives and what it eats—you have to look at what eats the fly, as well.

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Thedacare internship information session

Dimensions is currently recruiting for a paid ($15/Hr) summer internship at the Thedacare Center for Healthcare Value in Appleton, Wisconsin. The internship is open to students in all majors, but is designed for students who are interested in healthcare, particularly in the areas of healthcare policy, administration and delivery.

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Science Cafe: Eat. Drink. Talk science.

Dr. Gabriele Ludewig of the University of Iowa College of Public Health will lead an informal discussion about hazardous chemicals, the environment and the potential impact on your health.

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Student receives research grant

Jarod Armenta ’15 has been awarded a research grant from the Beta Beta Beta Research Foundation and will present his findings at a future TriBeta convention.

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How to land a summer research position

We’ll discuss how research experience will help your development as a scientist, how to locate and apply for campus and off-campus opportunities, and provide you with a packet of information which includes a spreadsheet highlighting external research competitions, a sample resume and personal statement, and rules of etiquette for requesting a letter of recommendation. Oct. 28 at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Shaw conference room in Thomas Commons.

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Walsh discovers passion for wildlife education

Maureen Walsh ’13 discovered a passion for wildlife education during two summer zoo internships and a block in Israel studying migratory birds.

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