Bone Scholar Profiles: Trevar Moran, Department of Health Sciences

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Students from different departments within CAST (and one student involved in Gamma Phi Circus) were selected as Robert G. Bone Scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year. The recognition is the highest campus honor given to undergraduate students. This year’s recipients answered questions about their work, inspiration, and the honor of being named a Bone Scholar.

“I knew I wanted to help our community in whatever way I could”: Health Sciences students and alumni serve on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic

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“Contact tracing” is a term that the average person might not have been familiar with before 2020 and the beginning of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, students in the Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University study it every year and were in a unique position to offer assistance as the need for additional contact tracers arose.

USDA grant to fund renewable energy research

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Dr. David Kopsell, professor of horticulture, and Dr. LC (Liangcheng) Yang, assistant professor of environmental health, have received a two-year, nearly $150,000 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA).