• Home
  • Laura Podzikowski (mentored by Jim Bever) awarded $180,000 USDA-NIFA Fellowship

Laura Podzikowski (mentored by Jim Bever) awarded $180,000 USDA-NIFA Fellowship

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Congratulations Laura Podzikowski (mentored by Jim Bever).

Laura was awarded the USDA-NIFA award, a three-year fellowship totaling $180,000. The USDA-NIFA award will provide a stipend and research support for her dissertation work with the Dimensions of Biodiversity project at the KU Field station.”
In her dissertation, Laura tests competing hypotheses by investigating how the diversity of plant communities drives both plant growth and soil nutrient retention. This project builds upon research already underway as part of the Dimensions of Biodiversity grant at the KU Field station. 



KU-calendar-full event list: EEB Seminars
EEB Seminars

EEB Seminars
There are no upcoming seminars!

Stay safe and wash your hands!

 

 

 

Facebook
 
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today