Rutgers-Newark biology professor Jessica Ware, who graduated with a Ph.D. in entomology in 2008, received an Early CAREER award worth $800,000 over the next five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Ware’s award will be used to examine how the social structure of lower-termite colonies might have arisen 140 million years ago, testing whether ecology and dietary shifts led to changes in diversification and morphology. Ware was one of two faculty members at Rutgers-Newark to win the prestigious NSF Early CAREER award that honors junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar through outstanding research, excellence in teaching, and successful integration of the two. Read more.
/ / / Prof. Jessica Ware (SEBS ’08) Wins Prestigious NSF Early CAREER Award