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Biology's Dale Kennedy Honored by Wilson Ornithological Society

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Albion College biology professor Dale Kennedy's love of birds led her to a career of studying the feathered creatures. Her passion resulted in her recently received William and Nancy Klamm Service Award from the Wilson Ornithological Society, one of the oldest ornithological societies in America.

Global Medical Brigades Provides Hands-On Experience

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Kenny McCosh, '17, and Monica Brugnoni, '17, will be part of a group of 26 Albion students who will volunteer their time and efforts for the Global Medical Brigades to help needy residents in Nicaragua. “It’s almost a cliché to say that this is a once-in-a-lifetime experience,” McCosh said.

Quasunella, '17, Reflects on Her Semester at SEA

Amanda Quasunella, '17, onboard during her SEA semester"It was sobering to be away from society," says aspiring marine biologist Amanda Quasunella, '17, who developed skills in leadership, teamwork and research during her six-week spring voyage in the South Pacific as part of her Sea Education Association SEA Semester experience. "One of my favorite parts of the voyage was the ability to get away from technology. It pushed me to know people on another level." Quasunella, who is also on the women's soccer team, surveyed the abundance and diversity of zooplankton, adding, "The opportunity to study abroad is one of the reasons why I came to Albion."

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Thurner, '17, Sinks Into Funded Research in the Pacific Northwest

Stephanie Thurner, '17, conducted marine biology research in Anacortes, Wash., in summer 2016 with funding from the National Science Foundation's Research Experience for Undergraduates program.
Biology and mathematics major Stephanie Thurner, '17, is taking the next step toward her goal of forging a career in marine biology this summer. The member of the Albion volleyball team has been digging in muddy eel grass beds in Anacortes, Wash., to carry out her own research funded by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experience for Undergraduates.

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