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Biology Department News
Ready to leave 2020 behind? Here’s what UA experts predict for 2021
We are so ready to say goodbye to 2020. But what is ahead for us in the new year? We once again asked several University of Akron experts to share their predictions for 2021. As usual, they had a lot to say.
Breath of fresh air: UA Field Station offers in-person and virtual field experiences
In the midst of the pandemic, one of the best things you can do is get outside and take a breath of fresh air — or, at least, immerse yourself in the greenest wilds of cyberspace.
Society dedicated to the study of caves honors professor for a lifetime of achievement
Dr. Hazel Barton, professor of biology and director of the Integrated Bioscience Ph.D. program, was named the 2020 recipient of the National Speleological Society Science Award. Barton’s research is geared toward understanding microbially-driven processes in cave environments.
Meet Troy Dunn: Nontraditional student becomes naturalist through graduate studies
Rediscovering his love for biology and science education led Troy Dunn to pursue an M.S. in Biology through UA's Graduate School.
How biomechanics research led to a hairbrush inspired by a cat tongue
UA's weekly Integrated Bioscience Seminar Series presents research by a wide variety of guest speakers.