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Beth Beason-Abmayr, David Caprette and Elizabeth Eich, lecturers in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, have been named National Academies Education Mentors in the Life Sciences for the academic year. The honor recognizes their service as facilitators at the 2013 National Academies Gulf Coast Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education at Louisiana State University in July. The institute, a professional development program, encourages faculty at research-intensive institutions to take greater responsibility for high-quality undergraduate biology education.

Chandler Burke, a freshman at Baker College and Rice Trustee Distinguished Scholar, won a $10,000 Thermo Scientific Pierce Scholarship from Thermo Fisher Scientific.



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