Research Finds Older Spiders Less Likely to Eat Their Young

Scientists have long observed that some animals eat their young, but research has struggled to explain exactly why. Now biology Professor Matthew Persons takes a step toward predicting such behavior — at least in the wolf spider.

Grad Serves Peace Corps in Sierra Leone

At a time when most seniors began new jobs or prepared for graduate school, B. James Foster packed his bags for a two-and-a-half-year commitment to the Peace Corps in Sierra Leone.

Fesinstine Gained Valuable Teaching Experience While Studying Abroad

French and secondary education major Jamie Fesinstine ’17 studied abroad in Rennes, France, for two reasons—language immersion and teaching experience.

Study abroad opens new doors and hones interests

A study abroad trip to The Gambia allowed Emily Crawford ’15 the chance to get a once-in-lifetime look at another education system.

Education Major Gains Experience through Externship Program

Hands-on learning experiences have helped cement McKenzie Sweet’s passion for education.