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Two NWTC students make technical college history by publishing scientific research

Under the mentorship of TEPI Angelo Kolokithas, two Tiny Earth students, Justyna Kakol and Mainor Vang, at the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College published their Tiny Earth research under microPublication Biology, indexed in the National Library of Medicine. Their research focuses on the antimicrobial activity of the bacterium Paenarthrobacter nicotinovorans. Read the press release » [...]

2024-01-26T12:32:08-06:00November 13th, 2023|

Publication: Community involvement in addressing the antibiotic crisis

Tiny Earth Partner Instructors (TEPIs) Angelo Kolokithas (Northeast Wisconsin Technical College), Brian Merkel (UW-Green Bay), David Hunnicutt (St. Norbert College), Lucy Fenzl (College of Menominee Nation), and collaborator Matthew Petersen (Northeast Wisconsin Technical College) recently published an article in Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education. Through community engagement in Tiny Earth in Titletown symposia, [...]

2024-01-26T13:48:54-06:00November 13th, 2023|

In-person Summer Symposium a Huge Success

The Tiny Earth Summer Symposium Committee, led by co-chairs Dr. Heather Pelzel (UW-Whitewater) and Dr. Brian Merkel (UW-Green Bay), hosted the annual summer research symposium at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID), University of Wisconsin-Madison, where Tiny Earth is headquartered. The in-person conference returned to WID for the first time since 2019, reigniting the [...]

2024-01-26T13:57:21-06:00August 16th, 2023|

Digging for Answers: Microbiology Research Tackles Antibiotic Resistance

Dr. Joanna Klein, a TEPI since 2014 and Tiny Earth Science Committee Chair, brought her Tiny Earth course to the University of St. Thomas this year and has already made an impact on St. Thomas students and the Department of Biology. Dr. Klein equipped her students with the skills to carry out their own [...]

2024-01-30T12:42:58-06:00May 10th, 2023|

Tiny Earth Celebrates 10 Years

Before Tiny Earth was established as a global network in 2018, the idea of studentsourcing antibiotic discovery emerged from “Microbes to Molecules”—An undergraduate biology course developed and taught by Dr. Jo Handelsman in 2012 at Yale University. Through her passion for soil microbes and vision for engaging diverse and underrepresented students in authentic hands-on [...]

2024-01-30T12:48:58-06:00December 15th, 2022|

Tiny Earth to develop AJEDI-focused open-access Scientific Teaching Course for college instructors

Tiny Earth Partner Instructors observing plates at an instructor training Tiny Earth will collaborate with Codon Learning and the National Institute on Scientific Teaching (NIST) to develop, evaluate, and disseminate a Scientific Teaching Course (STC) that integrates AJEDI (antiracist, just, equitable, diverse, inclusive) principles. Educators from diverse backgrounds will co-create the free, digital course [...]

2024-01-30T12:45:13-06:00September 27th, 2022|

Tiny Earth Chemistry Webinar & Updates

February 25 & March 25, 2022 1:30-2:30pm EST (12:30-1:30pm CST) Ever wonder where students’ isolates and research goes beyond the classroom? Tiny Earth has an exciting opportunity for students and instructors to learn more about the Tiny Earth Chemistry Hub (TECH). For the first time ever, we are inviting students to join us in [...]

2022-02-14T15:13:26-06:00February 14th, 2022|

A New Look into Tiny Earth: Our Website

Dear Tiny Earth Community, You may notice a few new changes on our website. In the last couple of months, Tiny Earth headquarters has been developing and slowly rolling out new features to help improve your experience as you scroll through https://tinyearth.wisc.edu. Our redesign includes a beautiful new logo, created by Wisconsin Institute for [...]

2024-03-20T13:50:40-05:00January 31st, 2022|
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