Dr. MV has received a teaching grant in collaboration with Dr. Bryan Dewsbury from the URI Collaboration for Exploration in Mathematics and Science titled
"Aligning and Revising Goals in Principles of Biology (BIO 101 and BIO 102) to Improve Student Learning." The grant is part of a program to transform "Gateway" courses for freshmen at URI. Wonderful news!
Graduate students, Rose Martin and Melanie Garate have also both been highlighted in the EPSCoR University of Rhode Island's The Current magazine. Rose's collaborate project with fellow PhD student in the Thornber lab, Gordon Ober, was highlighted in the magazine. Melanie was featured for her outreach efforts with URI SACNAS chapter and EPSCoR. Check out the article here!