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RBC Ecologist receives NSF CAREER grant

Professor Krista Capps searches through leaf-litter for macro-invertebrates in Tanyard Creek.

Aquatic ecologist Krista Capps, an assistant professor in the Odum School of Ecology and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, has been awarded a CAREER grant from the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development program.

Mark your calendar: John Spencer 5k!

The OSE Graduate Student Organization is organizing the 4th Annual 5K run/walk to honor John Spencer and to have an opportunity to come together to remember our friend and colleague.

Insects through the ages

RBC graduate student Denzell Cross, and his advisor Dr. Krista Capps, are studying how time and changing environments have affected the aquatic ecosystems that inhabit those streams. Cross will incorporate research from the 1970s conducted in the same locations to examine how insect communities in urban streams have changed.