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Jonathan Eisen: From Aggie Hero to Time

February 25, 2020

Professor Jonathan Eisen, Population Biology faculty member, named the first Aggie Hero of 2019-20 for calling out science meeting organizers for gender and racial imbalance among presenters, last week landed on a Time magazine list of 16 people and groups “fighting for a more equal America.”

Discovering Curiosity: Uncovering the Hidden World of Plants with Jennifer Gremer

February 28, 2019

Assistant Professor Jennifer Gremer showed an interest in plant life at an early age, but her path to scientific research wasn’t straightforward. She dabbled in many fields related to plant sciences before joining the Department of Evolution and Ecology, from working as an interpretive ranger in Yosemite National Park to performing botanical surveys for the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.