Biology Student Accomplishments

Duke and the Biology Department have recognized a number of Biology students for their accomplishments during their student career:

  • Ariana Eily was one of eight graduate students given the Forever Duke Student Leadership Award from the Duke Alumni Association, recognizing service "going above and beyond to give back to the Duke community during their time on campus."
  • BioMajor Sydney Grob published an article in Duke Today about her experience as a team member on the Bass Connections project "Expressive Writing for Resilience in Adult Pediatric Oncology Survivors and Their Caregivers." The Value of Expressive Writing 
  • Celia Mizelle also published in Duke Today on her work to bring screening services for cervical cancer to underserved regions around the world. The project introduced a portable colposcope and a training protocol to mobile clinics in Lima Peru. Taking Innovative Health Care Global 
  • Laura Naslund received the Edward C. Horn Memorial Prize at Graduation. The prize is given to "to a graduating biology major showing the highest level of academic achievement and promise," and consists of books appropriate to the student's field of interest.
  • Sophomore BioMajor Kya Locklear has been named one of 55 recipients of the Udall Scholarship, which recognizes students who have demonstrated a commitment to careers in the environment or Native American tribal public policy or health care. Udall Scholarship

Well done!  Congratulations to all.