2015 Phi Beta Kappa Inductees Include Four Biology Majors

The national academic honor society, Phi Beta Kappa, inducted four Biology majors from the class of 2015 at its annual meeting on November 11th.  Biology majors Catherine Feuille ’15, Abigail Leibowitz ’15, Julia Salinaro ’15 and Talia Shoshany ’15 were among the twenty-two members of the Class of 2015 who were inducted this year.  Sharjeel Syed '16 (biology major) was one of the Phi Beta Kappa Sophomore prize recipients.  For a link to the full article in Dartmouth Now, please click here.

EEB Prof. Dominy uses Art to Construct Ecological History of Egypt

Professor Nate Dominy and his collaborators used art and other resources such as census data to construct and ecological history of Egypt.  Their findings have been published in a paper "Collapse of an ecological network in Ancient Egypt" in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

His work was featured in Dartmouth Now.  Please click here for a link to the article.

Professor Olga Zhaxybayeva is named Simons Investigator

Professor Olga Zhaxybayeva has been selected to be one of the 2014 Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems.  This support enables the long-term research of "outstanding theoretical scientists."  For more information about the Simons Foundation, please visit their website.