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.
Kentucky Coffeetree discovered on the Domain
July 22, 2013
A new tree species discovered for the Domain, Franklin County and the Cumberland Plateau: Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus). Dr. Jon Evans and the Herbarium Fellows (Hali Steinmann, Callie Oldfield and Nathan Bourne) found a small population adjacent to a long-term plot that they were sampling on a limestone bench in a remote section of the Domain. This isolated little population is many miles to the east of the edge of the naturally occurring species range in Tennessee.
Herbarium Biodiversity Fellows
June 14, 2013
Hali Steinmann '15 and Nathan Bourne '11 talk about their Fellowship positions with the Sewanee Herbarium in the latest issue of the Plant Press.
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