University of Charleston

Aida Jimenez Esquilin, Ph.D., Cover Story in Higher Education Science & Research Publication  


“Neuron” is a quarterly journal of science and research, published by West Virginia Science & Research, a division of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.  It highlights ongoing scientific work happening at higher education institutions through West Virginia.

For its Winter 2021 issue, the publication features Dr. Aida Jimenez Esquilin, UC Biology Program Director and Associate Professor of Biology.

The publication’s introduction reads: “Aida Elisabet Jimenez Esquilin, Ph.D., associate professor of biology and biology program director at the University of Charleston, strives to provide purposeful science experiments for her undergraduate students so they can begin finding their own research identities.”

The article primarily focuses on the Scholars Program for Environmental Challenges, created as the result of the National Science Foundation Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grant awarded to Jimenez Esquilin and faculty colleagues in 2019.

The article also features photos by UC photographer Brock Burwell.

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