Author Archives: Danielle Whittaker

About Danielle Whittaker

Danielle J. Whittaker, Ph.D. Managing Director of BEACON

BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolution with video games

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Leigh Sheneman. Most all of us remember sitting around thinking up wild possibilities of what our future would hold. For me, this daydreaming took place in the … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Transforming Science Education

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Wendy Johnson. I remember seeing the initial press releases about the launch of the BEACON Center at Michigan State. At the time I was teaching high school … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Black in Science

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by Bradley Watson. Bradley spent two summers working as an undergraduate researcher at Kellogg Biological Station with BEACON faculty Kay Gross, and is now a master’s student at University of Nebraska … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Mating behavior in treefrogs

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by NC A&T undergraduate Darian Mollock, who worked as an Undergraduate Research Apprentice (URA) at MSU’s Kellogg Biological Station in summer 2014. My name is Darian Mollock, I am a junior … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Directed and Real Evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas at Austin faculty Andy Ellington. Evolution in Action. That’s the BEACON motto. It always struck me as a bit wishful. Because evolution is mostly glacial. Sure, it … Continue reading

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