Category Archives: BEACON Researchers at Work

Why lactation rooms matter

This post is by UW graduate student Carrie Glenney, and is cross-posted from the UW biology graduate student blog Science Positive. A lack of access to lactation rooms might be a widespread issue for women in academia. As demonstrated in … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: The Evolution of Gene Distribution in Bacteria

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Nathan Ward. One of the strengths of BEACON is its focus on interdisciplinary research. Through gathering together scientists and educators from different backgrounds, BEACON can address problems … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Going with the Flow

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas postdoc Alex Jordan (www.alexjordan.org). The Rift Lakes in Africa, one of which has been famously dubbed “Darwin’s Dreampond,” are perhaps the best places on earth to visualize … Continue reading

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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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