HON 253 & HON 257 – Costa Rica Ziplining

Drs. Kevin Fridy (Political Science) and Mason Meers (Biology) took a group of students to Costa Rica at the beginning of August for a two-week interdisciplinary Honors course studying the politics of conservation. As part of the course, the students went ziplining.

Ann Williams – Shark Bites versus Bacteria

Dr. Ann Williams, Professor of Biology at UT, recently presented to the Honors students on her research into the bacteria found in shark mouths. She and a number of students swabbed the mouths of sharks and took water samples where they caught the sharks (then released the sharks). They then cultured the samples and foundContinue reading “Ann Williams – Shark Bites versus Bacteria”