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Beth Lynch, associate professor of biology

Luther College's Beth Lynch Receives Iowa Science Foundation Grant

Luther associate professor of biology Beth Lynch, was awarded a $4,980 grant from the Iowa Science Foundation in August 2013. The grant is allowing her to document the occurrences of rare plant species and habitats in Iowa to better observe the impacts of ongoing environmental changes, including invasive plant species, deer herbivory and climate change on rare plant taxa and communities.

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Iowa Prairie Conference

Luther College Hosts Iowa Prairie Conference July 18-20

Luther College will host the 14th Iowa Prairie Conference with the theme "Prairies on the Edge" July 18-20. This is the first time the conference, which moves to different sites in Iowa, will be held in northeast Iowa. The conference is open to anyone interested in prairies and is attended by a broad mix of prairie enthusiasts, educators, students, researchers and land managers.

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One Hundred Years of Biology at Luther College

The 41st annual Sherman Hoslett Lecture sponsored by the Luther College Department of Biology each Homecoming featured Wendy Stevens, a 1969 Luther graduate talking about the 100 year history of Biology at Luther College.

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Luther Entomologists Win Awards

Entomologists currently and formerly in biology at Luther College win awards for excellence in research and teaching at the North Central Branch meetings of the Entomological Society of America.

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HHMI Planning Team 2012

Luther College Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Science Education

May 24, 2012          

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today it has selected Luther College as one of 47 small colleges and universities in the United States to receive grants totaling more than $50 million that will enable the schools to work together to create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students and increase the diversity of students who study science.

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