Travis Hagey’s lab

Spring Awards

Spring Awards

In addition to wrapping up may first year as a new faculty, I also celebrated a couple of awards! Both of these awards I was nominated for, either by my department chair or by students. I received a MUW Alumni Association New Faculty Award, which recognizes the hard...

Spring Presentations

Spring Presentations

This spring I had a great time presenting research and education material at a handful of venues. I presented some of my summer research investigating Hawaiian lizards as part of the MUW Science and Mathematics seminar (SM100) How Lizards Use Their Habitat: Rough vs...

NEW IMAGING MACHINED PARTS

NEW IMAGING MACHINED PARTS

One of the most fun parts of doing biology research, in my opinion, is designing equipment to take the kinds of measurements and gather the kind of data that you need. I designed a couple pieces of lab and field equipment in grad school and have continued using those...

Spring 2019 Outreach

Spring 2019 Outreach

During this last spring semester, I was lucky enough to find some time to do a little outreach. I was lucky enough to help as a BSA merit badge co-leader, helping young scouts work on their Environmental Science merit badges. This event was primarily organized by by...

Vertebrate Evolution Activity

Vertebrate Evolution Activity

Here is an activity that I built recently that I think would work really great at any kind of K12 science-night or science-fair style outreach event that has kids coming up to your booth. Kids can explore the tree of vertebrate evolution by finding where toy animals...