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Initiative for Minority Excellence Featured Scholar – Carly Moreno

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Carly Moreno is a doctoral candidate in the marine sciences department. Her research focuses on polar phytoplankton ecophysiology; in particular, investigating molecular mechanisms that underlie their ability to survive in the Southern Ocean. She previously earned her master’s degree in … Continued

Initiative for Minority Excellence Featured Scholar – Candace Buckner

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Candace Buckner is a seventh-year doctoral candidate in the Ancient Mediterranean Religions track in the Department of Religious Studies. Her specialization is Early Christianity, and her research primarily focuses on biographies written about ancient Egyptian desert monks. She explores how this literature reveals the ways early Christians tackled difficult topics … Continued