Seniors Samali Mutazindwa and Netsanet Negussie, and Mathew Vicknair ’13 are working to bring their program, Maysha, which means “life” in Swahili, to underserved communities in East Africa. The program will focus on health care literacy and malaria intervention.
Dr. Amy Verhoeven’s plant biology class is using mobile technology to teach students and the community about the plants and trees on campus.
Assistant professor Dr. Gaston “Chip” Small of the Biology Department has been published in the journal Science, the world’s leading publication for scientific news.
Sam Friederichs ’07, a marine biologist and consultant for National Geographic, heads the National Geographic Crittercam billfish program. He hopes the footage he retrieves will lead to conservation achievements and funding.
Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.
A team of four University of St. Thomas students and a graduate student from St. Catherine University present recommendations March 7 concerning a medical innovation that they have been working on in collaboration with a Mayo Clinic physician.
Sam Jensen and Julie Rech will represent St. Thomas at the event, which will be held in the state Capitol’s rotunda.
Most weekdays last summer Grant Schmura and David Houserman left the biology lab around noon and drove to Lake Judy in Shoreview, Minn. Before each of those days was done they would spend five hours gathering and tracking painted turtles.
Sam Friederichs is an avid duck hunter and has enjoyed the outdoors since he was a young boy, and he doesn’t like what he sees happening to Minnesota’s wetlands.