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Congratulations to Sally Hacker on being elected Fellow of AAAS

Sally Hacker was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of her outstanding contributions to science and scientific leadership.

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Student Science Media Exhibit

Celebrate the launch of Family Weekend and join us for the Student Science Media Exhibit on Friday, Nov. 17, 3:30-5:30 pm in LInC 100. Media created by students in this term's BI 101 will be displayed on big screens, set to music. 

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Because diversity matters: Science students attend 2017 SACNAS conference

Biology major Mamo Waianuhea was among College of Science students attending the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) national conference in Salt Lake City in October. She also presented a poster showcasing her research.

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The Ocean’s Low-Oxygen Dead Zones Are Getting Worse, Just Like Wildfires

By all accounts, 2017 shaped up to be a bad year for ocean hypoxia according to Francis Chan. He's been studying these "dead zones" for many years.

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Scientists to Granting Agencies: ‘Transformative’ Research Unrealistic to Predict

Sarah Gravem is lead author on a paper published in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution. She takes aim at government funding procedures that require scientists to state at the proposal stage how their projects will be "transformative."

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