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Study points to microbes below lake surfaces as source of nitrogen gases.

Brianna-Loeks-Johnson holds samples

Loeks-Johnson turned a collection of filters left over from sampling lake water into a display that greets visitors to the lab. The colors reflect the variation in the amount of iron, salt, fertilizer and other matter present in the water. Photo: Jonathan Pavlica

Join the team The Journal of Young Investigators

The Journal of Young Investigators is an entirely student-led and peer-reviewed journal that publishes physical, social, and biological sciences research. Students can get involved with the publication as a member of our staff, as we are currently hiring for a number of open positions in our corporate and editorial departments. JYI provides an incredible first-hand look at the inner-workings of a research journal for students interested in pursuing academic research in the future. 

Ruth Shaw Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Ruth Shaw, a longtime faculty member in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Shaw's work and field-shaping contributions to evolutionary quantitative genetics have influenced many in her own field. 

2021 Stanley Dagley-Samuel Kirkwood and John S. Anderson Leadership Award Recipients Announced

Janet Dubinsky received the 2021 Stanley Dagley-Samuel Kirkwood Undergraduate Education Award and Kit Leffler is the recipient of this year’s John S. Anderson Leadership Award. 

The Stanley-Dagley Samuel Kirkwood Undergraduate Education award goes to a faculty member who has made significant contributions to undergraduate education. As a faculty member, Janet Dubinsky has mentored more than 60 students, developed several undergraduate courses and trained fellow educators on innovative teaching methods and research areas in neuroscience.