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2014-2015 Undergraduate Award Winners:  (L-R) Elzi Award - Celia Smits, Shubert Award - Anna Williams, Driscoll Award - Abhinav Gupta, Zeiner Award - Emily Wolverton 





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2014-2015 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award - Lauren Mavor






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2014-2015 Shubert Graduate Fellowships - Myra Vidal and Kylee Grenis (not pictured)







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Graduate students - Whitley Lehto and Ross Minter - publish their first research paper in the journal Behavioral Ecology.

Read the paper.


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Professor Tinghitella finds a wide audience for and strong interest in her research on mate choice in crickets.  

Read more online.





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Gregory Sproull, a biology master's student, has received a Fulbright research grant to study in Poland.

Fulbright research grant awarded to recent DU Masters student in Biological Sciences.  Read more in the DU magazine.







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Dan Linseman is advancing research of Lou Gehrig's disease

Armed with grants from the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, DU researcher John Linseman has devoted the last three years to unraveling the mysteries of Lou Gehrig's disease. Read more in the DU Magazine.