Zombie Ants! Fungal Parasitism and Mechanisms of Behavior Manipulation

A Senior Capstone Experience by Nathaniel Braddock ’22 Submitted to the Department of Biology Advised by Dr. Jennie Rinehimer Contributor Biography: Nathaniel Braddock ’22 is a recent graduate who majored in Biology with a concentration in Ecology and Evolution and a minor in Art and Art History. He is an avid birdwatcher and lover of…

Faculty in Focus: Scientific Writing is Challenging and Can Inspire Change

Robin Van Meter, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science/Studies and Biology. Dr. Van Meter researches the effects of environmental pollution on amphibians and reptiles and teaches a range of courses including Applied Ecology, General Zoology, General Biology II, Conservation, and Wetlands Ecology. Her current scholarship investigates the effects of pesticides and fertilizers on juvenile leopard frogs….