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Fall 2018 Derek Bok Certificates of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching

March 12, 2019

Congratulations to OEB graduate students, postdocs and associates awarded the Fall 2018 Derek Bok Certificates of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching!

Certificates of Distinction for TFs, TAs and CAs: Alyssa Hernandez (OEB 10), Sang Il Kim (OEB 10), Inbar Maayan (OEB 10), Kira Treibergs (OEB 10), Benjamin Goulet (OEB 50), Benjamin Rice (OEB 50), Brock Wooldridge (OEB...

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Rise of the Golden Jackal

January 14, 2019

PhD student, Nathan Ranc (Moorcroft Lab) studies wildlife movement ecology. Nathan's work - supported by the Edmund Mach Foundation in Italy - follows the staggering expansion of the golden jackal. Ranc and Miha Krofel, a conservation biologist at the University of Ljubljana, lead 37 volunteers — scientists and naturalists — in monitoring the golden jackal throughout Europe. Ranc and Krofel's research was recently covered by the ...

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Spring 2018 Derek Bok Certificates of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching

September 19, 2018

 

Congratulations to OEB graduate students, postdocs and associates awarded the Fall 2018 Derek Bok Certificates of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching!

Certificates of Distinction for TFs, TAs and CAs: Izzy Baker (MCB 64), Meghan Blumstein (OEB 50), Phillip Grayson (OEB 50), Vanessa Knutson (OEB 51), Morgan Furze (OEB 52), Ya Min (OEB 52), Kristel Schoonderwoerd (OEB 52), Nicholas Herrmann (OEB 57), Avantika Mainieri (OEB 57), Liming Cai (OEB 103), Zane Wolf (OEB 130), Miriam Johnston (OEB 157), Mara Laslo (OEB 167), Sofia Prado-...

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How Clumps of Honeybees Survive Wind

September 17, 2018

L. Mahadevan and PhD students, Jacob Peters ('18) and Mary Salcedo (Mahadevan Lab) teamed with Prof. Orit Peleg, Colorado University-Boulder, to research the collective mechanical adaptation in honeybee swarms. The study, published in Nature Physics, shows the swarm of bees act as a superorganism that responds to physical stress by changing shape. Using both physical experiments and computer modeling, the team showed that the inverted cone...

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