Costa Rica 3/10/2023-3/21/2023

BIOL 335 Tropical Conservation Biology (LASC 10) This course meets once per week starting in January 2023 to discuss assigned readings about biodiversity, what biodiversity is and where biodiversity is greatest and most threatened. We then discuss strategies for conserving biodiversity in the face of competing demands from political and socioeconomic forces. We then discuss why the culture and history […]

Immunology Education takes center stage!

Immunology education has become increasingly important in recent times. Dr. Sumali Pandey joined her collaborator Dr. Philip Mixter (Washington State University) and Immune 60 podcast hosts Dr. Vincent Racaniello (Columbia University), Dr. Cynthia Leifer (Cornell University), Dr. Steph Langel (Case Western Reserve University) and Dr. Brianne Barker (Drew University) to share her NSF funded work with ImmunoReach (the Research Coordination Network), […]

MSUM students share love of astronomy with hundreds of visitors at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Six MSUM students volunteered at the 10th annual Dakota Nights astronomy festival at Theodore Roosevelt National Park Sep 16-18, 2022. They set up several telescope for evening star viewing and gave visual tours of the constellations using laser pointers. Five of the students, Alex Niemi, Emily Watson, Izzy DiOrio, Mara DeRung, and Tanner Weyer, have majors in the Department of […]

Biosciences research picked up by popular magazine

A research collaboration between Biosciences faculty member Brian Wisenden and NDSU faculty member Craig Stockwell resulted in a peer-reviewed publication in the academic British journal Proceedings of the Royal Society in August 2022. That article has now been picked up by the poplar magazine Science News, based in Washington DC.

Brian Wisenden publishes research in British scientific journal

Brian Wisenden, and Craig Stockwell, NDSU professor in the biological sciences department and director of the environmental and conservation sciences graduate program director, have published a research paper in the prestigious scientific journal, Proceedings of the Royal Society B. “Ignorance is not bliss: evolutionary naiveté in an endangered desert fish and implications for conservation” was published Aug. 17. “Many of […]