Travis Hagey’s lab

Upcoming open source biology 101 course

Upcoming open source biology 101 course

I am excited to learn that my proposal to update our general biology 101 course here at the W to use all open source material was approved by the University of Mississippi Open Education Resource Z-Degree project, which is supported by the William and Flora Hewlett...

Howell Honors Presentation

Howell Honors Presentation

As part of her senior honors project, undergraduate Bailey Howell presented the beginnings of her honors project tonight investigating how crested anoles in Puerto Rico are adapting to urban habitats! This is a project she has been working for a while already, working...

October updates

October updates

October has been a busy month! As part of working with the honors college, I have been meeting with a handful of undergrads that need public service hours. We have been working on developing multiple educational booth activities to do at the Boys and Girls club here...

October Outreach

October Outreach

This week I was lucky enough to be involved with two different public engagement activities! Last weekend I gave a public seminar at a local coffee shop in town here in Columbus (Three sisters Pie Company) as part of a monthly public seminar program organized by Dr....

Teaching award for skulls

Teaching award for skulls

After a busy first month of fall semester, we got some very exciting news! I was awarded some funds though a MUW APIL Teaching Innovation Grant. APIL stands for active, problem-based, inquiry-based learning. I'll be purchasing a set of replica primate and extinct...