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Biology Department News
Society dedicated to the study of caves honors professor for a lifetime of achievement
Dr. Hazel Barton, professor of biology and director of the Integrated Bioscience Ph.D. program, was named the 2020 recipient of the National Speleological Society Science Award. Barton’s research is geared toward understanding microbially-driven processes in cave environments.
Meet Troy Dunn: Nontraditional student becomes naturalist through graduate studies
Rediscovering his love for biology and science education led Troy Dunn to pursue an M.S. in Biology through UA's Graduate School.
How biomechanics research led to a hairbrush inspired by a cat tongue
UA's weekly Integrated Bioscience Seminar Series presents research by a wide variety of guest speakers.
UA to award degrees to 1,081 graduates during fall commencement ceremonies
President Gary L. Miller will deliver the address at both the morning and afternoon ceremonies at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
First Steps: Biomimicry professor awarded NSF EAGER grant to study mechanics of underwater walking
Dr. Henry Astley, who studies the biomechanics of animal movement across unstructured terrain, has been awarded a $297,267 National Science Foundation grant.