Professor Sarah Hobbie, an MSI PI from the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, has been named the 2016 Ada Comstock Distinguished Scholar. This award is presented by the Office of Equity and Diversity’s Women’s Center, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and the University Libraries. It honors distinguished women faculty at the University of Minnesota.
Professor Hobbie is being recognized for her research that seeks to understand ecosystems and how they respond to change. She uses MSI resources to support this research. An article about Professor Hobbie and the Comstock Award appears on the College of Biological Sciences website: Hobbie Receives Ada Comstock Award.