Dr. Rona Robinson-Hill with members of the biology department holding her 2017 immersive learning award

Every year, our biology students and faculty make Ball State University the one to watch by securing grants, winning awards, publishing in scientific journals and earning scholarships. Here’s what our students and faculty have been up to in the last year.

Fall 2019

Morgan Adkins
Grace Alsop
Ashley Anderson
Brian Ault
Kathleen Babcock
Zahnee Badgley
Cole Baird
Andrew Barajas
Juliana Barajas
Kennedy Batts
Emma Baughman
Kylie Bauman
Sydney Beechboard
Seth Belcher
Travis Bethke
Kaitlyn Blevins
Julianna Borgia
Allison Bornkamp
Abigail Bourne
Anna Bragg
Maia Campbell
Rylee Catey
Jordyn Caviggiola
Adam Christianson
Emma Cieslik
Olivia Coblentz
Cami Cochrane
Cora Conatser
Joseph Cooper
Claire Cronin
Mahmoud Daraghmi
Jenna-Marie Dawson
Katelyn Dedic
Alexandria Deel
Stephen Doll
Caitlyn Dollar
Carissa Dressel
Blaik Duran
Taylor Ewing
Emily Farmer
Hope Fischer
Hannah Flanagan
Delaynie Flynn
Sarah Fox
Emma Fromholz
Gina Fromme
Andrew Garrett
Alison Gehr
Madeline Gowin
Natalie Grant
Krista Gruber
Joseph Gumina
Karmen Halfacre
Ruby Hamil
Kelsey Hammer
Taylor Haney
Katelyn Harris
Porter Haught
Abigail Hawkins
Samuel Helm
Faith Hensley
Ethan Hetrick
Arledan Hinkle
Allison Hoening
Karen Hoffman
Jeremy Houston
Hayden Huff
Karissa Hyatt
Kiera Irvin
Cyrah Jackson
Trinity Jackson
Tyler Jarrett
Lance Johnson
Ryan Johnson
Taylor Johnson
Brendan Jones
Carly Jones
Logan Kelly
Kamryn Kennedy
Minsoo Kim
Isaac Kipfer
Kyle Kline
Sarah Kloepper
Jacqueline Kogut
Christopher Konicki
Katherine Kornilow
Kyleigh Lay
Laura Lemen
Shelley Linder
Hannah Link
Delaney Long
Sherlyn Lopez-Contreras
Emma Lubbehusen
Samantha Luginbuhl
Hayden Lyons
Tayler Malecki
Jessica Manley
Joseph Markitan
Alexandra Marshall
Emily Marshall
Caitlin May
Abigail McCarter
Mercedes McGraw
Alexa Mcdonald
Jenna Mckune
Cailin Merck
McKenna Merges
Trenton Miller
Vanessa Miller
Jackson Miner
Hannah Mullinax
Hanna Newell
Jessalyn Nicholas
Julia Niekamp
Angel Nkosi
Sydney Nolan
Cloe Nolen
Zoey Norman
Alexandra Norton
Chloe Nye
Erich Ong
Kelly Orze
Tyler Osborne
Elizabeth Pancake
Monica Par
Megan Parsley
Alexandra Payne
Stacy Payton
Andrew Pennycuff
Mackenzie Persinger
Graham Peterson
Areianna Pippin
Devon Popson
Mary Reams
Sophia Rees
Michael Reisinger
Ashlyn Robertson
Elizabeth Roseman
Gregory Rosen
Lilyana Salazar
Siara Sandwith
Luke Schafer
Jared Schlosser
Carson Schmidt
Emily Schmidt
Jackson Schoettle
Meredith Sharlow
Ruben Shehigian
Bobbie Shook
Natalie Sipes
Mackenzie Smyth
Hayden Snider
Kalee Snorden
Emma Soderstrom
Alicia Speer
Brielle Starr
Racheal Stenger
Katlynne Steveson
Abigail Stone
Alexandra Striegle
Allison Studenmund
Lillian Sutton
Ally Swank
Shania Swigler
Mckenna Telsrow
Megan Teter
Aaron Tharp
Alexius Thomas
Amy Troesch
Jaycie Tucker
Samantha Turk
Cassandra Underwood
Kaylee Vibbert
Austin Voors
Jason Walls
Rheanna Walther
Kellsye Warner
Christopher Welsh
William Wheat
Hannah Wilkison
Rachel Williamson
Bryce Witter
Maelyn Wolber
Alec Yakubik
Kamile Yocum
Anizha Young
Faryal Zafar
Katelyn Zeiger
Zachary Zentz
Sunnie Berning
Emily Danzeisen
Matthew Leary
Emeline Scott
Amanda Tobin
Macy Wells

Robert H and Esther L. Cooper Science Student Award
Siara Sandwith

Outstanding Senior Student in Biology
Julia Niekamp

Dr. Robert R. and Mrs. Harriet M. Pinger Award for Student Travel
Kamal Baral

Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Lab Sciences Award
Michael Reisinger
Samantha Turk

Dr. Mahin D. Maines Biology Graduate Student Award
Melissa Evans
Courtney Broshar

Newell C. Cook Senior and Junior Scholarship in Microbiology
Brian Voas

Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Science Education
Matthew Leary

Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Field Sciences
Shelley Linder

Outstanding Graduate Student in Field Sciences Award
Brandon Connare
Alexander Sharp

Carl Warnes Award for Outstanding Teaching as a Graduate Student
Erika Biernbaum

Raymond E. Henzlik Physiology and Anatomy Research Award
Kamal Baral

Homer D. Paschall Outstanding Anatomy and/or Physiology Graduate Assistant Award
Kameron Delk

Thomas and Carol McComish Award for Aquatic Biology and Fisheries Undergraduate Student of the Year
Cole Baird

Thomas and Carol McComish Award for Aquatic Biology and Fisheries Graduate Student of the Year
Paul DeRolf

Thomas S. McComish Scholarship in Aquatic Biology and Fisheries
Kaitlynn Voss

Thomas and Beatrice Mertens Award for Undergraduates in Genetics or Life Science Education
Cami Cochrane