NKU Biological Sciences News and Events
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Community-engaged research
Heather Bullen Celebration 2018


  • Dr. Kirsten Schwarz is featured on "Ask NKU" talking about important environmental issues in our region.
  • The NKU Field Station (REFS) will host an Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 20th including an alumni night event starting at 6pm. 99 Harrison Ave. Melbourne, KY  41059

CELEBRATION! Congratulations to all who presented posters or had oral presentations at Celebration 2019!

YVONNE SENE WINS NATIONAL SOCIETY OF TOXICOLOGY AWARD: Envirionmental Science major Yvonne Sene received full travel support to the 2019 SOT meeting to present her neurobehavioral research. She was joined by two other NKU undergraduate researchers.

JAEYDAH EDWARDS EARNS PRESTIGIOUS NSF FELLOWSHIP: A sophomore in the EEO track is headed to Miamia University this summer to take part in a multidisciplinary research project on "Ecology in Human Dominated Landscapes.

CENTER FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING: Biology's own Dr. Denice Robertson is the co-director of NKU's new Center for Teaching and Learning.

STRATEGIC DEPAVING WINS FIRST SOL AWARD: Congratulations to Dr. Kirsten Schwarz and the Strategic Depaving collaboration for winning the first NKU SOL Award at the Spotlight on Scholarship event.

MAJOR NEW NSF GRANT: Congratulations to Drs. Bethany Bowling and Denice Robertson for their work on the SOAR3 grant which will support many future undergraduates in STEM.


Next meeting: 12-12:50pm in SC207 April 19th


Bowling fun: 7pm Saturday April 13th in Newport ($20/person)

Regular meeting: 2pm in SC304April 17th

Officer Installation: 5:30pm April 24th

ECOS CAP-TO-BENCH DRIVE: Save your plastic bottle caps, and leave them in the collection boxes in the 3rd floor Science Center Student Lounge, near the ECOS bulletin board on the 3rd floor of the Science Center and near the HIC 3rd floor elevators. The caps will be turned into a recycled bench for NKU's Community Garden. Thanks for your support!


Heather Bullen Celebration 2018