biology

Of Einstein and Dinosaurs

November 2, 2015 |

More than a decade after retiring, biology teacher Jack Berninger is still teaching. He doesn’t know how to stop. If he isn’t offering a lecture or leading a nature hike in Ohio or Indiana, chances are, he’s doing it in the Florida Everglades. Read More

Alumni Profile: Nature’s Steward

November 2, 2015 |

Sally Gladwell Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1993 Vice President, Mannik Smith Group Toledo, Ohio

Environmental Pioneer | Gladwell’s interest in the environment dates to her childhood. At Xavier, she promoted recycling long before the University made green a … Read More

Better Biology: Beating Cancer

April 28, 2014 |

Cancer sucks. So Jennifer Sunderman Broo is doing something about it. Rather than teaching the same old boring curriculum about cells, the biology teacher at St. Ursula Academy in Cincinnati developed her own curriculum that teaches her students about the cell … Read More

Beetle Mania: Eradicating Invasive Bug Species

July 1, 2013 |

Biology professor Annie Ray clicks her pen, closes her spiral notebook and snaps the trap shut, feeling satisfied with her catch. She’s not exactly sure what kind of beetles are crawling in the Portland warehouse on this spring morning, but she knows that … Read More

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