VCU’s Anna Tucker was among the recipients chosen for the 2013 J.J. Murray Research Award. A Master of Science student at the VCU Rice Center, Tucker’s project is titled, “Fitness costs and benefits of conspecific brood parasitism in a cavity-nesting warbler,” focusing on the prothonotary warbler. Read more.
By day, she studies the local frog population. By night, she gazes at Picasso paintings about the Spanish civil war. VCU Life Sciences doctoral student and alumna Julie Charbonnier (M.S.’12/H&S) is studying the impact of global climate changes in the amphibian population in Southern Spain. Read more.