Department of Biology's Undergraduate Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony
All faculty, staff, students, and the general public are invited to the Department of Biology’s Student Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Friday, May 3 at 3:30pm in Kollros Auditorium (BBE). We anticipate the presentation of awards taking approximately 15 minutes followed by refreshments in the BBE Lobby. You are encouraged to attend to recognize these talented undergraduate students and their hard work and outstanding achievements. The list of students being recognized are listed below. Please note that some of these students may not be in attendance at the ceremony. The final department seminar of the semester by Dr. Jing Wang will begin at the regularly scheduled time of 4:00pm.
Biology/Biomedical Sciences Scholarships and Awards
*Claire Carmichael – Arthur J. and Flora D. Levin Teaching Award
*Rebecca Owens – Arthur J. and Flora D. Levin Teaching Award
Pooja Patel (Smolikove Lab) – Arthur J. and Flora D. Levin Award for Outstanding Biology or Biomedical Sciences Honors Student
Ian Fefchak-Robinson (Forbes Lab) – Avis Cone Undergraduate Research Fellowship
Jia Zhao (He Lab) – Clifford W. Hesseltine Award in Biology
Emily Ruba (Slusarski Lab) – Department of Biology Outreach and Engagement Award
**Marissa Roseman (Neiman Lab) – Lowden Prize in Biology
**Travis Larson – Stevens Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship
*There are two recipients of the Arthur J. and Flora D. Levin Teaching Award.
**This scholarship is awarded through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The following Biology, Biomedical Sciences, and Neuroscience students have been invited to join Phi Beta Kappa – America’s most prestigious academic honor society – for the academic year 2018 – 2019:
The following seniors in the Department of Biology will be recognized as a student ambassador for our department and their participation in many recruiting and outreach events:
These seniors will be recognized for their high level of involvement with the UIBIO student organization: