Sophomore Nordic skier Jenna Klein, a biology student who holds a 4.00 GPA, competed in the NCAA Skiing Championships for the second straight year, was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team . The Ely, Minn., native led the team with a 92nd-place finish on the United States Skiing Association National Points List.
Jason Carter, chair of exercise science, health and physical education, and John Durocher, a biological sciences graduate student, have been researching performance in a new way. See page 21
Professor W. Charles Kerfoot’s research in the field of resurrection ecology is featured in the February edition of the Scientist. You can read Ivan Oransky’s story, “Evolution, Over Easy,” at http://www.the-scientist.com/2008/2/1/19/2/
Associate Professor Casey Huckins (Biological Sciences/ESC) has received $46,000 from the Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District for a 30-month project, “Hills Creek Stamp Sand Stabilization Project.”
Previously, Associate Professor Casey Huckins (Biological Sciences) and Co-PI Amy Marcarelli (Biological Sciences) have received $11,620 from the Huron Mountain Wildlife Foundation for a project, “Linkages Among Stream Habitat, Ecosystem Conditions, and Temporal and Spatial Variation in Fluvial Fish Assemblages in the Salmon Trout River.”