Are you interested in learning more about pine snake research and conservation efforts conducted by Dr. Zach Felix? Read and listen to story a on his research searching for the elusive pine snake on 90.1 WABE.
New Science Center was dedicated. It includes laboratories, classrooms, research facilities and instructional technology. In addition, the Dobbs Science Building was renovated. Learn more about Reinhardt's Science Center >
Longtime Biology Professor Dr. Eddie Robertson retired after 27 years of service to Reinhardt students. He and Sylvia, his wife - who retired in spring 2011, are staying in Waleska, Ga. "The Vesper Violet House on Grade Street is still open," Mrs. Robertson said. They are enjoying their grandchildren, traveling to their lake home in Michigan, and their marriage enrichment activities, including publicizing of a book, Wonderful Wednesdays.
Hassan Rana spoke on his summer internship at the University of Michigan Summer Undergraduate Research in Physiology (SURP). The title of his presentation was "The Mineralo Corticoid Receptor (MR) antogonist suppresses endoplasmic reticulum stress levels in HepG2 cells."
All seniors and their families were encouraged to eat lunch after graduation at the Robertsons'.
We meet on the afternoon of the first day of finals (April 19 - 4:30-6:00) to say good bye to our seniors and to initiate next year's officers. We will be doing wings again and playing football. Make it a point to join us.
Bio Blitz is an event where people gather to collect and identify as many different living things as possible.
Friday night Dr. Mark Yates from LaGrange college will set up nets to capture bats and also some listening devices to record their echolocation calls. This is from 6 p.m. till 10 p.m. and we will meet outside of Dobbs.
Saturday morning we will have 3 groups of birders combing the campus for songbirds from 8 a.m. till 9:30 a.m. led by folks including our very own Bruce Bynum.
At 1:00 p.m. a group from the North American Native Fishes Association (NANFA) will take groups out to seine net fishes on campus.
At 4:00 p.m. in the upstairs of the library Mr. Bryan Hudson will put on a very exciting snake show. He will bring a variety of venomous and non-venomous snake species and inform us about these awesome animals.
For more information about the Bio Blitz, please contact Dr. Felix at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-720-5936.
Seven Biology Students presented their independent research at the Science presentations of the Convocation of Artists and Scholars on Tuesday, April 10th at 2 p.m.
Eight students and three faculty members attended the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists. The two Reinhard Biology students who presented at the meeting were Ryan Wauford on "Are Combined Food Dyes Mutagenic?" and Hassan Rana on "Preliminary Work towards Establishing a List of Land Snails for Georgia."
Dr. Felix received the United Methodist Exemplary Teaching Award and the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award during the April 3rd Faculty Senate Meeting.
Beta Beta Beta members and Biology majors went on a Blue Ridge Mountain Scenic Railway Trip on September 12, 2011 to view the Fall foliage of Georgia.