Award Winners

Candace Park and Dr, John Fryxell, Chair, Integrative Boilogy

Congratulations to Candace Park on receiving the Dr. Erika Gaertner Scholarship in Botany

The Dr. Erika Gaertner Scholarship was established to encourage young scientists passionate about botany. Selection will be 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.

Students registered in the Biodiversity major of the BSc program in the College of Biological Science who have completed between 14.0 and 17.0 credits.

Leslie Rye at Awards Presentation

Congratulations to Leslie Rye who has received this year's President's Spirit Award for Exemplary Staff Service!

IB teaching support/technician, Leslie Rye, has been selected as a recipient of this year's President's Spirit Award for Exemplary Staff Service.

She has served as an undergraduate adviser for the biodiversity major, and supported several student clubs and a field course in Algonquin Park.

This award recognizes and honours Leslie's demonstration of University Spirit by fostering a sense of belonging in the University community. 

Congratulations to Erin Siracusa on receiving the Middleton Graduate Teaching Assistant Prize!

The Middleton Graduate Teaching Assistant Prize is awarded to a graduate student teaching assistant in a Zoology or Biology course co-ordinated through the Department of Integrative Biology.  The student must demonstrate a commitment to and effectiveness in undergraduate teaching as evidenced by letters of support from course supervisors. Students may be nominated by faculty, departmental technicians, or undergraduate students.

Congratulations to Jessica Klack 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 Jessica Klack.

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.

Hailey Hunter with Dr. John Fryxell

Congratulations to Hailey Hunter - this year's recipient of the Hagen Graduate Scholarship

The Hagen Graduate Scholarship is awarded to a full-time MSc students registered in CBS, not beyond semester 5 and full-time PhD students registered in CBS, not beyond semester 9 studying aquatic biodiversity with at least a first class (A-) average in the previous two years of study. Preference will be given to students with an interest in tropical and/or marine fish or aquaculture, doing their research in the Hagen Aqualab. 

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