Research, Summer Internships, and Volunteering at the Memphis Zoo

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There are opportunities for Rhodes students to participate in research or to volunteer at the Memphis Zoo throughout the year.

Congratulations to Biology majors Kimber Jones (’13) and Sarah Ferguson (’13) for winning awards at the 2012 Western Regional Meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Sciences.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research and Summer Internships
If you are interested in learning more about conducting research at the Memphis Zoo during the academic year or during the summer, please contact Dr. Sarah Boyle in FJ 119-E (boyles@rhodes.edu or 901-843-3268) for more details and application forms.                                                                                                                                                        .

Fields of study and responsibilities may include:

· Animal behavior                                                   

· Animal care

· Conservation

· Ecology

· Nutrition

· Reproductive physiology

Volunteering at the Memphis Zoo
Students who are interested in volunteering at the zoo should also speak with Dr. Boyle about current opportunities.  Students from all majors are encouraged to volunteer.  Please visit www.memphiszoo.org/volunteer to learn more about the range of volunteer opportunities at the Memphis Zoo. 

 

 

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Congratulations to Maggie Blake (′14), Stephen Leavell (′14), Jennifer Marshall (′14), and Brittany Pope (′13).  These students are conducting research at the Memphis Zoo during Summer 2012.

 

Congratulations to Phillip Lyons (’12) on winning first place in the poster competition at the Western Regional Meeting for the Tennessee Academy of Science (TAS) on April 9, 2011. Phillip’s poster, coauthored by Dr. Jen Germano and Dr. Andy Kouba of the Memphis Zoo, was titled “Absence of sexually dimorphic second to fourth (2D:4D) toe length ratios in striped newts.” Phillip is a Biology and Environmental Science double major.  Congratulations to Biology majors Kimber Jones (′13) and Sarah Ferguson (′13) for winning awards at the 2012 Western Regional Meeting of the Tennessee Academy of Sciences.  Kimber received first place in the poster competition for her presentation of "Analysis of behavior and spatial preferences in snow leopards."  Sarah placed second in the Environmental Science division for her talk "Activity budgets of two captive red pandas at the Memphis Zoo."  Both presentations were coauthored by Dr. Andy Kouba (Memphis Zoo) and Prof. Sarah Boyle (Rhodes College).