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Amanda Gibson
May 12, 2022

2022 Teaching Award Honoree, Amanda Gibson, assistant professor of biology, Arts & Sciences awarded Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award
UVA AWARDS OUTSTANDING TEACHERS, CITING EMPATHY, TECHNOLOGY AND COLLABORATION

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Recipients of the 38th Annual Richard D. Katz Undergraduate Research Symposium Awards
May 10, 2022

Congratulations to the recipients of the 38th Annual Richard D. Katz Undergraduate Research Symposium awards. The Katz Symposium was held May 4th and gave the Biology Distinguished Major candidates the opportunity to present their thesis research findings.

Left to right, the awardees are:

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May 7, 2022

Doug Taylor has accepted the position as the interim Chair of Biology starting July 1. He came highly recommended from the on-line survey and is widely respected for his leadership in the department. We look forward to working with him as faculty move from temporary research and teaching space and can develop long-term vision for how the department can grow and flourish.  

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GSPA May 2022 Newsletter: End-of-Semester Hurrahs and Looking Forward
Apr 29, 2022

May Newsletter

Greetings from the Biology GSPA! In this monthly newsletter, we're celebrating the many accomplishments from around the Biology Department, announcing May events, and advertising Fall semester courses open to all. 

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The Bergland Lab is recruiting volunteers for the 2022 fly collection season!
Apr 26, 2022

​The Bergland Lab is recruiting volunteers for the 2022 fly collection season!

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Graduate Teaching Awards
Apr 25, 2022

Graduate Teaching Awards have just been announced:

Phoebe Cook will receive an All-University Graduate Teaching Award, and Yingnan Gao has been selected to receive the Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award in STEM

Congratulations Phoebe and Yingnan!!

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Mandy Gibson Awarded 2022 Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award
Apr 25, 2022

We have just learned that Mandy Gibson, Assistant Professor of Biology, has been awarded the 2022 Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award! 

This award recognizes an Assistant Professor who is an outstanding teacher and has demonstrated a commitment to student success.

Congratulations Mandy!!

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GSPA April 2022 Newsletter
Mar 30, 2022

Greetings from the Biology GSPA! In this monthly newsletter, we're featuring the wide array of accomplishments from around the Biology Department, announcing April events, and advertising the JEDI Reading Group's next book. 

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UVA biology professors Ali Güler (left) and Iggy Provencio agree that perennial standard time offers the most health benefits. (Contributed photos)
Mar 10, 2022

Sitting across a desk from one another on the fourth floor of the Physical Life Sciences Budling, University of Virginia biology professors Ali Güler and Iggy Provencio admitted their differences.

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