Public Science affiliate Erin McKenney wins UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize

Dr. Erin McKenney, lecturer and Academic Coordinator at NC State’s Department of Applied Ecology, won the faculty UNCG/NCCC Engaged Scholarship Prize for her work on empowering students and the public while expanding knowledge of microbiomes. The prize recognizes scholars whose academic work seeks to address public issues and engage communities in collaborative processes that produce or apply knowledge. These scholars also advance service-learning and civic engagement in higher education and disseminate their work to a broader public. You can read more about this award and Dr. McKenney’s work here.