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Learning from Failures: Lemon Labs, NIMBioS Partner

“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” That’s the proverbial expression driving new data science workshops organized by NIMBioS and the University of Arizona through a National Science Foundation TRIPODS+X award. The first of two Lemon Labs workshops was held … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words: Spotlight on Graduate Research

NIMBioS awarded $50,000 in scholarships to graduate students from across campus last month, and we’ve got them on video! Check out the recipients of the 2019 Graduate Awards in their video interviews and find out what they’re studying. The awards … Continue reading

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Spring Kudos to Dr. Lenhart

As the academic year draws to a close, two laurels go out to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education & Outreach Suzanne Lenhart. At the end of March, Lenhart was named Disability Champion by UT’s Student Disability Services. Lenhart directs the … Continue reading

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Undergrads Ready for Summer Research

NIMBioS is pleased to announce the 18 participants selected for its highly competitive 2019 Summer Research Experience (SRE) program. Participants were selected from a pool of more than 100 applicants from around the country. The program runs for eight weeks, … Continue reading

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Baba Brinkman’s Different Kind of Beatbox

NIMBioS and DySoC (the Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity) along with several UT groups across campus were fortunate to host Baba Brinkman this week for some spectacular educational rap. Baba’s first performance occurred at the end of the … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Awards $50,000 to UT Graduate Students

Congratulations to the 20 graduate students who will each receive a $2,500 award to supplement their funding for research and education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The NIMBioS Graduate Award program was announced in March 2019, and students submitted … Continue reading

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Conservation Champ to Visit NIMBioS

For more than two decades, conservation biologist Krithi K. Karanth has studied the human dimensions of conservation in Asia—human-wildlife conflicts, land use change and the relationships between people and parks. In April, NIMBioS and the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center … Continue reading

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Baba Promises to Drop Knowledge via Rap

We’re very excited to catch Baba Brinkman at the world premiere of his Rap Guide to Culture live on stage next month at a free public event at UT’s Student Union. The New York-based award winning playwright, science communicator, and … Continue reading

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Baba Brinkman Returns!

New York-based rap artist and former NIMBioS Songwriter-in-Residence Baba Brinkman returns in April to participate in a DySoC/NIMBioS workshop and premiere a new work, Rap Guide to Culture, in a free public performance. Brinkman has been wowing audiences for ten … Continue reading

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DySoC Welcomes Renowned Primatologist Frans de Waal

The Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity (DySoC) at NIMBioS is pleased to host world-renowned primatologist Frans de Waal for a talk next month on animal emotion and empathy ahead of his much-anticipated new book, to be published in … Continue reading

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