Lauren Hollinshead, a senior biology major from Sherman, recently was awarded the first undergraduate summer scholar award from the Undergraduate Research Support Program at the University of Illinois Springfield.
Hollinshead used the award to conduct research at the Nature Conservancy’s Emiquon Preserve near Havana, location of the UIS Therkildsen Field Station.
The award was made possible by donations from the Alfred O. and Barbara Cordwell Therkildsen family.
This article appeared online in The State Journal-Register on August 26, 2015.
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