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Biology Professor coauthors environmental science textbook

Lissa Leege, Professor of Biology and Director of the Center for Sustainability at Georgia Southern University coauthored an environmental science textbook, Christensen and Leege. 2016. Environment and You, 2nd Edition. Pearson, San Francisco. 700pp. that is now available for college level, non-majors, environmental science courses across the country. Leege has worked on the text over […]

Announcing a New Scholarship in Biology

The Department of Biology is excited to announce the creation of the Dr. Bill and Martha Lovejoy Scholarship and Travel Grants. These are to be awarded yearly to rising junior, seniors or graduate students having a demonstrated interest in vertebrate zoology. Recipients will be awarded after going through a selection process. The Department is very […]

Charles and Sandra Chandler Research Scholarship Program

The Department of Biology is very fortunate to receive funding from Mr. Charles and Mrs. Sandra Chandler to provide the Chandler Research Scholarship Program. Now in its seventh year, this very successful program has supported 30 students who have conducted research with 12 different professors. Our newest recipients are Aaron Muirhead (mentored by Dr. Tiehang […]

The Department of Biology receives the Kay T. Reissing Terrestrial Snail Collection

The Department of Biology is fortunate to have recently received the Kay T. Reissing Terrestrial Snail Collection. Through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Ted and Kay Reissing, this collection will now be available for study by Georgia Southern University faculty and students. Such an expansive collection is rare and indicates the passion Mrs. Reissing […]

Dr. Laura Regassa, GSTA 2015 Teacher of the Year

The Georgia Science Teachers Association announces the winners of the Science Teachers of the Year. Dr. Laura Regassa, a professor at Georgia Southern University, has been selected as the 2015 University Science Teacher of the Year for the state of Georgia by the Georgia Science Teachers Association. Dr. Regassa joined the Department of Biology at […]