Grant Helps Student Researchers Gain Skills Studying Skulls of Ancient Animals

Zoology major Meghan Gillen ’15 ’18

Professor Jennifer Olori of the biological sciences faculty recently won a National Science Foundation grant for a project designed to provide undergraduates—particularly women, who remain underrepresented in sciences and math—with research experiences focused on head-first burrowing animals from as long ago as 300 million years. Thanks to the $73,165 grant from the NSF’s Division of