College of Biological Sciences

A science-centered getaway

Qianna Xu's experience at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology provided her with an invaluable international community to lean on as her career continues to evolve and mature.

The Power(s) of place

Professor Jennifer Powers reflects on her decades-long connection to Costa Rica, where she runs a field station within the Area de Conservación Guanacaste.

Healing the wounded mountain

Long before becoming an ecologist, Maowei Liang recalls being deeply impacted by the tangible ways his village in Inner Mongolia experienced global change.

Building connections between cultures

When Ariadna Mondragón Botero arrived in southern Madagascar to work with lemurs, she immediately became fascinated by the unique nature of the dry forest in the area.

Studying Abroad and Finding a Personal Identity

Zeel Patel spent the fall 2021 semester on the Learning Abroad Center’s Psychology and Research in Madrid program. She interned at the Cajal Institute, a research center in neurobiology named for the father of modern neuroscience.

A Fulbright Foray

Allison Shaw, a professor of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, is building collaborations with researchers at l’Université de Montréal under a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award.