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Photo of Jessica Castellanos Labarcena

Jessica Castellanos Labarcena awarded prestigious Arrell Scholarships


Six new scholars awarded Arrell Scholarships

Six new scholars have earned the prestigious Arrell Scholarships this year, representing a range of agri-food expertise. The Arrell Scholars program provides $50,000 per year  to graduate students who demonstrate academic excellence as well as an effort to build a healthier, more sustainable and more just food system. As part of the scholarship each student will participate in an applied learning program where they will hone valuable leadership skills and build stronger networks in the agri-food sector.

Joschka McLeod and Dr. Ryan Gregory, Chair of IB

Congratulations to Joschka McLeod on receiving the Dr. Erika Gaertner Scholarship in Botany

Congratulations to Joschka McLeod, one of this year's recipients of the Dr. Erika Gaertner Scholarship. The Dr. Erika Gaertner Scholarship was established to encourage young scientists passionate about botany. Selection is based on the highest combined average of any two of the BOT courses. In the event of a tie, the three students with the highest average in the last academic semester will be selected. No application required.

Award recipient Sarah Kinoshita and Chair of IB Dr. Ryan Gregory

Congratulations to Sarah Kinoshita on receiving the Gaskin Medal in Marine and Freshwater Biology

The Gaskin Medal in Marine and Freshwater Biology is awarded to the student who graduates with the highest cumulative average in the Department of Integrative Biology's Marine and Freshwater Biology Major, this year's recipient is Sarah Kinoshita. 

This award was established to honour Dr. David Gaskin, professor in the former Department of Zoology from 1968 - 1998, for his contribution to this field.

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