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Twelve young Davidson alums were recently selected to participate in the 2023-2024 Fulbright U.S. Student Program. They have been offered grants for independent research and English Teaching Assistantships in 10 different countries. Learn more.
A new study published in the journal Ecology examines how climate change affects insect populations in North America. Learn more.
Davidson College Biology Professor Dave Wessner and students incorporate art in a course to study the biology of COVID-19 and produce a powerful exhibit now on display. Learn more.
Davidson College’s Hana Kamran ’23 receives prestigious post-graduate Truman Scholarship for academic excellence, leadership and public service. Learn more.
Virginia Gilliland’s journey from Davidson College women’s swim team member, scholar and researcher will take her to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Gilliland ’22 received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to study climate change’s impact on local fishing communities. Davidson is one of the program’s top producing institutions.
The spread of monkeypox is prompting worldwide concern. Davidson College biologist Dave Wessner puts the latest public health threat into perspective. Read more.
Through academic exploration, friendship and loss, Pearce Hyatt '22 shares his gratitude for the foundation Davidson has provided as he discovered new pieces of himself over the last four years.
Plant lover, researcher and protector Louisa Bartkovich awarded Davidson College’s prestigious W. Thomas Smith Scholarship for class of 2022. Read more.
Verna Miller Case Research & Creative Works Symposium will bring the Davidson College community out to celebrate student art, research and performances.
A new art installation helps forge new connections between Davidson College and Native communities in the region. Learn more.
As scientists scramble to answer questions around the Omicron variant of the virus that causes COVID-19, a Davidson College professor shares what we know about the variant and why it is causing alarm.
With the addition of the Pat Peroni Greenhouse, Davidson College students and faculty will be able to cultivate exciting teaching and research opportunities. Learn more.
Find out how a Davidson College biology professor is collaborating with colleagues to open up the English-dominated field of modern science to the Navajo community.
Learn more about the tick outlook for this summer and what you can do to stay safe from a Davidson College biology professor.
Davidson College students named Goldwater Scholars. Already on the path to promising futures in scientific research, Paul Gomez ’22 and Andrea Liu ’23 are among a select group of students nationwide to receive the award.
As the FDA clears the way for a third vaccine in the United States, Americans face down a deluge of misinformation about the shots and their potential side effects. Davidson College and Atrium Health brought together experts with wide-ranging perspectives to shed light on the country’s vaccination program—its promise and challenges.
Davidson College ranked sixth in two of the last three years, strengthening its role as a top producer of Fulbright scholars. This year's baker's dozen joined last year's 13 Davidson students that have earned admission into the federal government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Their plans will now dispatch them around the globe as the pandemic recedes.
We asked Dave Wessner, biology professor at Davidson College, whose post-doctoral research focused on coronaviruses, to offer insights on questions about the COVID variants emerging around the world.
As COVID-19 cases in the United States surge, vaccine distribution is under way across the country. Dave Wessner, biology professor at Davidson College, shares his insight on the promise and potential challenges of the vaccines.