Evolution & Ecology Major awarded Semester at Sea Presidential Fellowship

December 10, 2013

Dawn Musil, a U-Research student in the Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, is the recipient of a $30,000 presidential fellowship, which is sponsored by the University of Virginia and Institute for Shipboard Education. As part of the fellowship, she will extend her U-research project on finger length patterns, namely digit ratios, as markers of prenatal hormone exposure. She will spend a semester on board traveling around the world, participating in classes, and studying digit ratios across nations. She will be sailing on January 9th, 2014.
Have a nice trip Dawn!