The National Science Teachers Association profiled Tiny Earth in its February 2019 report.
Diné College is joining the push to mitigate one of the most critical public health crisis facing the world: antibiotic resistance.
Rachel Pritchard, KWC assistant professor of biology, is leading the Owensboro program along with KWC professor Kevin Horn.
Science teachers from across the country met in Madison, Wisc., for an intensive 5-day training session that aims to engage students in scientific discovery and the hunt for new antibiotics.
For two College of Menominee Nation students, fall semester 2018 wrapped up with a statewide symposium highlighting Wisconsin’s participation in “Tiny Earth,” an international initiative involving nearly 10,000 students in antibiotics research.
The new Tiny Earth instructors are part of the effort to “studentsource” antibiotic discovery.
Students at Kentucky Wesleyan College, in partnership with students from more than 200 participating schools across 44 states, Puerto Rico and 14 countries, are joining the crowdsourcing effort established by the University of Wisconsin-based Tiny Earth network to address the worldwide health crisis of antibiotic-resistant infections.
Students at NWTC have wrapped up a year-long effort to try to discover new antibiotics. And they’re about to present their findings, aimed at solving what the CDC calls a growing crisis.
An event in December, Tiny Earth in Titletown in Green Bay, featured presentations from 110 students who had been working over 14 weeks on solutions to antibiotic resistance by studying soil.
The “Tiny Earth” initiative is intent on discovering solutions to the problem, which is why UW-Green Bay professor Brian Merkel considers his students the best medicine against the threat to global health.