Biology

Arboretum offers right setting for field study on feeding habits of prominent feeder songbird, black-capped chickadees

Researchers are studying how the apparent presence of a nearby predator affects chickadees seeking food.

Jan 12, 2022


Acorns aplenty: GVSU botanist explains why the familiar fall underfoot crunch is more pronounced

The abundance is affected both by ecology and the environment, said Tim Evans, professor of biology.

Oct 26, 2021


Long-term research by GVSU expert on restoring rare ecosystem's biodiversity nears completion

Priscilla Nyamai has collaborated with the Land Conservancy of West Michigan on the project.

Sep 2, 2021


GVSU research helps find possible link in oxygenation of young Earth

A Grand Valley researcher is part of an international collaboration looking for the answer to a billion-year-old question: how did the Earth develop enough oxygen to support life?

Aug 17, 2021




Recipients of AP Awards announced

Daniel Hylen, assistant facilities custodial supervisor, received the Administrative Professional Achievement Award.

May 10, 2021


Once again, nesting peregrine falcon family making Eberhard Center home

Four chicks have hatched this week in a special nesting box created for their parents.

May 5, 2021


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


Professor emeritus of biology leaves student-focused legacy

Carl Bajema, who retired in 2007, was also active in the community.

Oct 30, 2020