Category Archives: Biology

Off She Goes into the Wild Blue Yonder: A Research Success Story

Haven Frazier, an honors biology major from Chandler, Arizona, has finished her thesis project researching tumor recurrence in relation to immune systems and will graduate summa cum laude – congrats Haven! She will attend medical school at the Kansas City University … Continue reading

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A New World Take on the Baroque

The Spanish built their churches on the massive stone foundations of the Inca they conquered, but craftsmen took care to blend Andean and Incan themes into the usual Christian symbols. In this excerpt from her #H2Peru journal, honors biology major Rashi … Continue reading

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Window Seat on a Night Flight

On her way to Peru, honors biology major Kaitlyn Akel looks out the airplane window and finds unexpected visions in the city lights stretching out below. Kaitlyn is one of 16 honors students taking part in H2Passport: Peru, a new … Continue reading

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Honors Olympian: Lexi Weeks

  Honors College Fellow Lexi Weeks accomplished a lot in her freshman year — winning both indoor and outdoor NCAA championships in the women’s pole vault, for starters, while starting work on her pre-med biology degree.  Now, she’s headed for … Continue reading

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Puebla Mágica: A Summer Abroad in Puebla, Mexico

 During 35 days of study abroad in Puebla, Mexico, Honors College Fellow and pre-med biology major Garrett Bethel observed numerous surgeries, everything from childbirth to gunshot trauma repair. In the middle of one procedure, Garrett recalls that the surgeon, Dr. … Continue reading

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Field Notes: A Fish Story

Honors student: Justin Reed, senior biochemistry and biology major Faculty mentor: Christian Tipsmark, assistant professor of biological sciences Overview: Schools of tiny fish originally from the coastal rice paddies of Southeast Asia may seem a little out of place in … Continue reading

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Mac Stephen: A Cambridge Retrospective

Honors biology student Mac Stephen spent the 2008-2009 year studying abroad as a Libby Finch scholar at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, England. 

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