Bauer named Outstanding Student by CPUB

April 25, 2018

Jennifer Bauer, a Slippery Rock University senior biology major from Tionesta, received the 2018 Outstanding Student Award from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists at the CPUB's annual meeting at Mansfield University.

A student from each of the 14 universities in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education is recognized as a CPUB Outstanding Student. The SRU biology faculty selected Bauer based on her exceptional academic performance and research, including her study of lichen species that was published last year in the peer-reviewed journal Evansia.

Nine other SRU students presented their research at the CPUB annual meeting, including:

-Annette Choi, a senior biology major from Chuncheon, South Korea.

-Jane Culp, a senior biology major from Vandergrift.

-Luke Gregory, a junior biology major from Murrysville.

-Kaitlyn McNamara, a junior biology major from Pittsburgh.

-Emily Reed, a junior biology major from Volant.

-Austin Shirk, a sophomore biology major from Elizabethtown.

-Brianna Skiles, a senior biology major from Beaver Falls.

-Kathryn Skolnick, a senior dual major in biology and chemistry from Fairport, New York.

-Mengqi Wang, a senior biology major from Urumqi, China.

The CPUB is a professional development organization that provides support for the teaching and research activities of PASSHE faculty in the biological sciences and it also provides a forum for graduate and undergraduate students to the present their research.