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Chris Mowry sets up a trail camera on the Berry campus.

Chris Mowry sets up a trail camera on the Berry campus.

January brought national recognition for one faculty member in Berry’s School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences and notable media attention for another.

Professor Ron Taylor is a 2018 recipient of the nation’s top prize in college mathematics education, the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. Presented annually by the Mathematical Association of America, the award honors those “who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have influence beyond their own institutions.”

“On the list of people who have won are some very famous people in the mathematical community, lots of whom I look up to as mentors,” Taylor marveled in a Campus Carrier story. “It’s just amazing that I’m on the list with them.”

Taylor is one of three honorees this year, joining fellow recipients from the University of Northern Colorado and Lafayette College. You can see an example of his innovative teaching methods by watching the video above.

While Taylor is making his mark in the world of mathematics, Associate Professor of Biology Chris Mowry is once again in the media spotlight thanks to his work with the Atlanta Coyote Project, this time turning up in the pages of Atlanta Magazine. Click here to read more.

By student writer Kendall Aronson

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Faculty Share ExpertiseAssociate Professor of Government and International Studies John Hickman (at left) was a featured voice on NPR this summer as he discussed Chinese moon ambitions detailed in his article, “Red Moon Rising,” originally published in Foreign Policy magazine. He also conducted an interview with Raymond Furlong of the BBC on the subject of space as a frontier. Read Hickman’s story.

Another Berry faculty member, Associate Professor and Chair of Biology Chris Mowry (right), discussed the issue of “in-town” coyotes with Atlanta’s WABE radio. The story included news of a planned collaboration between Mowry, Fernbank Science Center and Zoo Atlanta to study coyote activity and numbers in Metro Atlanta. Hear Mowry’s interview.

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