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Tiny wonder: Dr. Matthew Dugas is researching how subtle cues, like a wiggle, hold the key to understanding how poison dart frogs and their offspring communicate.

Volume 6 • Number 2 • Spring 2021

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ISU Biologist Matthew Dugas explores early lives of poison dart frogs

Illinois State University Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Matthew Dugas and his students are studying the early lives of poison dart frogs to better understand which survive and thrive.

Dr. Aondover Tarhule

Research spotlight: Q&A with Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Aondover Tarhule

In this #RedbirdScholar Q&A, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Aondover Tarhule talked about his academic background, research, and his plans for Illinois State.

Jim Applegate

The Q&A with Dr. James Applegate: Higher ed faces critical time due to wealth gap and pandemic

Dr. James Applegate has championed equitable access to higher education his entire career. He came to Illinois State University in 2017 as a visiting professor for the Center for the Study of Education Policy (CSEP).

Dr. Phillip Hash

Redbird Scholars track the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on education

Last spring, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic upended education in the United States.

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