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Austin Peay State University Biology Faculty Awarded $300K NSF Grant To Improve APSU’s Natural History Collection

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Drs. Rebecca Johansen, Dwayne Estes and Chris Gienger, principle investigators of the Center of Excellence for Field Biology and Biology Department faculty at Austin Peay Sate University, have been awarded more than $300,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to improve the infrastructure, utility and visibility of the APSU Natural History Collection.

In addition to teaching and research activities, Johansen, Estes and Gienger, serve as curators of these collections.

A photo of Rebecca Johansen was staged for the biology research portfolio on Thursday, July 3, 2014. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

A photo of Rebecca Johansen was staged for the biology research portfolio on Thursday, July 3, 2014. (Taylor Slifko/APSU)

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APSU Provost Lecture Series features Biology professor Dwayne Estes November 21st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University biology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Dwayne Estes, APSU associate professor of biology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 21st, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University biology student Eva Grebe presents research in Washington, D.C.

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Earlier this spring, a bidding war erupted on the Austin Peay State University campus. Specifically, several different departments were fighting over the honor to pay for biology student Eva Grebe to attend the annual Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill Convention in Washington, D.C.

Only 60 out of 800 applicants nationwide are accepted to attend the convention. Grebe was the only Tennessee college student to be invited.

APSU student Eva Grebe is interviewed about her research during the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill Convention in Washington, D.C.

APSU student Eva Grebe is interviewed about her research during the Council on Undergraduate Research’s Posters on the Hill Convention in Washington, D.C.

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Four APSU professors honored with annual Booth Socrates Award

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN - Four Austin Peay State University professors were singled out Monday by their students and peers as exceptional teachers this year, earning them one of the University’s top distinctions for tenure-track faculty members.

Dr. Lynn Sims, assistant professor of languages and literature; Dr. Eric Branscome, assistant professor of music; Dr. Grace Moodt, associate professor of nursing; and Dr. Rebecca Johansen, associate professor of biology, were named this year’s Socrates Award winners, an honor bestowed by APSU annually to teachers who have excelled in motivating and inspiring their students.

Dr. Eric Branscome, Dr. Lynn Simms, Dr. Rebecca Johansen and Dr. Grace Moodt were all presented with APSU’s Socrates Award on April 29. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

Dr. Eric Branscome, Dr. Lynn Simms, Dr. Rebecca Johansen and Dr. Grace Moodt were all presented with APSU’s Socrates Award on April 29. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU).

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Austin Peay State University Employees Share Recent Plaudits

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Faculty and staff members at Austin Peay State University recently announced awards, publications or conferences attended as part of their professional and scholarly activities.

Susan Bryant, professor of art, and Beth Liggett, APSU photographer, both earned honors in the juried photography show held recently at the Downtown Artists Co-op. Bryant was given an honorable mention for her image “Plait.” Liggett was also awarded an honorable mention for “Road Trip.” Both were among 27 amateur and professional photographers selected to participate in the show held in the DAC’s downtown Clarksville gallery. The show will be open to the public until Feb. 1. «Read the rest of this article»

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Applications sought for June Science and Math Academy at APSU

 

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Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Board of Regents will sponsor the Science and Mathematics Academy (SAMA), a free two-week summer program for interested area high school students, from June 3rd – 15th.

SAMA will allow high school students, who will be 10th- and 11th-graders in Fall 2012, to obtain an enhanced view of science and math skills, free of charge. Participants will live in an APSU residence hall, take college courses, attend various events, take college entrance exams, meet faculty and make new friends. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to discuss biofuel research

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will feature a biology professor whose latest research may have implications in the area of biofuel production.

Dr. Sergei Markov, associate professor in the APSU Department of Biology, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 9th in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of his talk is “Conformational regulation of hydrogenase gene expression in algae.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to explore redband darter

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The next Provost Lecture Series at Austin Peay State University will feature an Austin Peay State University professor and ichthyologist whose latest research focuses on the redband darter species.

Dr. Rebecca Johansen, assistant professor in the APSU Department of Biology and principal investigator in the Center of Excellence for Field Biology, will speak at 3:00pm, Thursday, February 2nd in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The event is free and open to the public.

The title of her talk is “Phylogeography and conservation status of the rare Tennessee endemic, Redband Darter.” «Read the rest of this article»

 

Applications sought for Science and Mathematics Academy in June at APSU

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University and the Tennessee Board of Regents will sponsor the Science and Mathematics Academy (SAMA), a free two-week summer program for interested area high school students, from June 5th-17th.

SAMA will allow high school students, who will be 10th- and 11th-graders in Fall 2011, to obtain an enhanced view of science and math skills, free of charge. Participants will live in an APSU residence hall, take college courses, attend various events and field trips, take college entrance exams, meet faculty and make new friends. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Student Clare Spielman to Attend Prestigious Max Planck Institute this Summer

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – In a large, modern building situated in the northern industrial district of Freiberg, Germany, some of the world’s top scientists are attempting to understand the workings of the immune system, embryonic development and gene regulation.

That building is home to the internationally-renowned Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, and this summer, Austin Peay State University student Clare Spielman will work alongside investigators, conducting groundbreaking research of gene regulation mechanisms. «Read the rest of this article»

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