In 1991, COLSA faculty recognized that an increasing number of undergraduate students were conducting research in faculty labs. Donna Brown, founding director of the Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research, and COLSA faculty member Wayne Fagerberg decided that students should have the experience of a professional scientific conference where they could showcase research in collaboration with faculty mentors. See scences from this year's conference.
Buzzing bees are one of the surest signs of spring. But that seasonal soundtrack is increasingly in danger, according to Sandra Rehan, assistant professor of biology and director of the Bee Lab at UNH.