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Sewanee-Haiti Partners in Coffee initiative featured in College & Planning Management Magazine

February 13, 2014

An article entitled "Partners in Coffee: Integrating international outreach into sustainability education" was featured in the January 2014 edition of College Planning & Management Magazine.

Evans, Scheffers and Hess publish study on the demise of redbay on St Catherine’s Island

January 16, 2014

Professor Jon Evans and two of his former EcoBio students, Brett Scheffers '05 and Matt Hess '06 have recently published a 6 year study in the journal Biological Invasions documenting the loss of redbay on St. Catherines Island, GA due to an invasive fungal pathogen.

Jon Evans receives blended learning grant from the ACS

January 16, 2014

Biology Professor Jon Evans will co-lead a blended learning project with David Ribble from Trinity University, in which they will develop digital learning materials addressing biodiversity and ecosystem services. Joining Evans and Ribble on this project team are faculty from Davidson, Washington and Lee, Furman and Birmingham-Southern. The project will involve Biology faculty and students, the Landscape Analysis Lab and Sewanee's new videographer, Stephen Garrett. This grant is part of a larger ACS initiative in sustainability that Dr. Evans helped to initiate in 2013.

Biology Dept. Announces 2013 Yeatman Award Recipients

October 2, 2013

The Department of Biology presented students Meg Armisted, Linnea Carver and Mengqi (April) Shi with the 2013 Harry C. Yeatman Award in Biology at the annual Department Junior-Senior Event Sunday, September 22nd.

David Haskell’s “The Forest Unseen” named runner-up for PEN Award

August 14, 2013

PEN American Center, the largest branch of the world’s leading literary and human rights organization, has announced that Biology Professor David Haskell is the runner-up for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award for his book "The Forest Unseen."

Linnea Carver, C’14, awarded Cave Conservancy Foundation Fellowship

July 24, 2013

Linnea Carver (C’14) has been awarded the 2013 Undergraduate Fellowship in Karst Studies from the Cave Conservancy Foundation. The Cave Conservancy Foundation awards this fellowship each year to an undergraduate studying caves and karst in any field, including but not limited to archeology, biology, engineering, geography, geology, and social sciences.

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