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Savannah Draud

Growing High School STEM Outreach Program Led by Graduate Student

Inspiring passion for science-related fields in the next generation of scholars DECEMBER 12, 2022 BY ABIGAIL MARTIN Savannah Draud, a doctoral student in biology at the University of Mississippi, is spending time at local high schools to help increase science literacy in an effort to
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Savannah Draud 2022

Savannah Draud Interviews with SuperTalk: Good Things

“Savannah Draud, graduate assistant at the Department of Biology at the University of Mississippi, uses her own free time (and Money) to help high school students in the Magnolia State better understand STEM!” Savannah is a recipient of the Mississippi Space Grant Consortium
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Jason Hoeksema in a forest

Are Trees Talking Underground? For Scientists, It’s in Dispute.

From Ted Lasso to TED Talks, the theory of the “wood-wide web” is everywhere, and some scientists argue that it is overblown and unproven. Melanie Jones, a biologist at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan, examines a forested area of her campus. Dr. Jones and her colleagues are
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Dr. Sixue Chen

New Biology Chair Aims to Lift Program to New Heights

Sixue Chen brings focus on plant efficiency and desire to increase student opportunities OCTOBER 23, 2022 BY ABIGAIL MARTIN FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare OXFORD, Miss. – Sixue Chen, an accomplished biological researcher and new chair of the Department of
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STEM Building

STEM Facility Construction Nears Halfway Point

Largest academic building in university history to feature innovative lab spaces, TEAL classrooms OCTOBER 6, 2022 BY ERIN GARRETT FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare The Jim and Thomas Duff Center for Science and Technology Innovation, in the university’s Science
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