Vanessa Quinn, Purdue University Northwest professor of biology and Honors College associate dean, has received a $3,000 Innovative Teaching Award grant from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Board on Agriculture Assembly Academic Programs Section.
Quinn will use the grant and matching funding from Purdue Northwest and Purdue West Lafayette to offer a symposium at the Wildlife Society’s annual meeting this fall at Albuquerque, NM. During the symposium, Quinn and colleagues from other universities will present about a course they teach collaboratively to inform and equip undergraduate students with skills to apply at scientific/professional meetings. The faculty members have taught the course on their respective campuses.
Quinn, who resides in Battle Ground, Ind., holds a baccalaureate degree from the University of Wisconsin, master’s degree from Northern Michigan University and a Ph.D. from Indiana State University.