Daily Brief

Aug. 25, 2023

KU Biology Students Publish Class Research Project in Journal of Helminthology

Two Kutztown University Biology Major students published the experiment they helped design as part of their BIO 270 Research Methods in Biology class. Billie Kantner, B.S. Biology – Organismal Biology/Ecology, and Emely Santos, B.S. Biology – Allied Health, were co-authors of a Short Communication, along with KU faculty Dr. Alexander Hernandez and his research collaborators at Rodale Institute and the University of Minnesota at Morris.
The article was published July 2023 in the Journal of Helminthology: Alexander D. Hernandez, Bille Kantner, Emely Santos, Sara Major, Rick Carr, Yuzhi Li (2023) The number of Oesophagostomum spp. larvae recovered in coprocultures varies with media used. Journal of Helminthology 97: e55.

Alexander Hernandez, Department of Biology


Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger

Showers and storms to start the day as a vigorous system moves out of the west. Heaviest rain should be between the 5-9 a.m. block before a gradual decrease in shower activity by afternoon. High temperature near 81.


Employee of the Month

Now is the time to submit nominations for the August Employee of the Month.

Alexis Martin, Human Resources

Professional Development Committee 2023-24 Guidelines

The Professional Development Committee 2023-2024 guidelines are now available. The Professional Development Committee reviews proposals on an as-needed basis, university calendar and other professional obligations permitting. All applications are considered in the order in which they are received. For all categories, proposals must be submitted prior to the activity, program, event or course for which support is being requested. Please follow the link below for more information.

Heather Arbuckle, Office of Grants and Sponsored Projects

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