Tag Archives: Education

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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BEACON Researchers at Work: Discussing evolution is fruitful: Or, Why I don’t shut up about evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Emily Weigel. As a woman raised in the South, and now returning to it as I finish my dissertation, I am reminded of a gem I have … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Making evolution personal

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Texas graduate student Laura Crothers. I used to have a little sticker in my office that said I ❤ evolution. “You can’t love evolution,” my co-worker once told … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Students Become the Teachers – Teaching Evolution in the Classroom

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by University of Texas postdoc Gwen Stovall.  The Student Connection So, maybe the students didn’t have a good idea of “evolution” in the beginning. As far as they knew, they were unable … Continue reading

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Discussing evolution on reddit: Interview with Bjørn Østman

Cross-posted from Randal Olson’s blog.  As a followup to my previous blog post about using reddit AMAs as a form of science outreach, I thought it’d be helpful to interview a few scientists who are already doing science outreach on … Continue reading

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