Young turtles that are focus of collaborative conservation effort faring well so far; second year underway
The headstarting program to help Eastern box turtles is a joint effort by GVSU and John Ball Zoo.
Dec 16, 2020
Words like pivot and persevere are often used to describe how students transitioned to remote learning due to COVID-19. David Martin, director of the McNair Scholars program, added courage when describing how 17 undergraduates adapted their research to online formats. The McNair Scholars program, a federally funded TRIO program, supports first-generation and underrepresented students who want to pursue doctoral programs.
Oct 13, 2020
Michael Lombardo set up nesting boxes along the south side of the Allendale Campus to study the birds. The data collected is a rich source of information for ongoing analysis.
Aug 27, 2020
Slow and steady, with a head start: GVSU biology researchers, local zoo work to boost survival chances for vulnerable turtles
The collaboration, which also includes a West Michigan nature center, is an effort to boost the population of Eastern box turtles.
Jul 24, 2020
Bob Hollister, professor of biology and leader of the university's Arctic Ecology Program, said the fires signal the impact scientists have warned about when it comes to Arctic warming.
Jul 20, 2020
Somersaulting botanist: GVSU plant expert creates video mini-lectures mixed with acrobatics, pop culture and a folksy vibe
Tim Evans, professor of biology, wants the videos to help people appreciate the natural world.
May 4, 2020
Three chicks hatched early on April 28 in the nesting box, with a fourth egg remaining.
Apr 28, 2020
Biology graduate student's research on genetics of chimpanzees in captivity called 'ahead-of-the-curve thinking'
Francesca Golus started working with biology professor Jodee Hunt as an undergraduate.
Feb 4, 2020