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Congrats to graduate student, Stephanie Burgess!!

Stephanie Burgess, a PhD Candidate in Dr. Ryan Garrick’s lab, has received a NASA-MSU Professional Enhancement Award. The award will fund her attendance at the International Association of Landscape Ecologists Conference in Chicago this April. Stephanie will also be presenting her
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New blue tarantula discovered in South America

“A bright blue tarantula is new to science and perhaps never before seen by human eyes” thanks to our Ph.D. student Andrew Snyder. For more info click here.
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Ph.D. students conservation work featured on BBC News

Ph.D student, Andrew Snyder, works extensively on conservation and biodiversity in the rainforests of Guyana. To check out the article titled “Why Guyana’s rainforests are a scientist’s dream” on the BBC News website click here.
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Congrats to Eric Weingarten!!

Eric Weingarten, a second year Ph.D. student in Dr. Colin Jackson’s lab, has been named a 2017-18 NASA/Mississippi Space Grant Consortium Graduate Research Fellow. The Mississippi Space Grant Consortium (MSSGC) is a NASA-supported organization of 16 state universities and colleges with
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Congratulations, Dr. Ryan Garrick!!

Dr. Garrick is 1 of 2 University of Mississippi faculty and 1 of 30 nationwide who was awarded a faculty research fellowship by the National Science Foundation. For the article in the UM News click here.  For the article on the NSF website click here.
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