Author Archives: karenhinkle

Spaulding High School/Norwich University Science Exploration Series: A Huge Sucess!

Today wrapped up an exciting and inspiring week of the first Science Exploration Series to be held at Norwich University’s College of Science and Mathematics.  Teachers and students from Spaulding High School (Barre, VT) spent the week with Norwich University … Continue reading

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I have amazing colleagues!

This week at Norwich we celebrate Faculty Scholarship. The kick-off event was the Faculty Scholarship celebration on Monday, October 23rd in the Kreitzberg Library, where recent scholarly works of my colleagues all over campus were on display. Like every year … Continue reading

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Thinking about medical/dental school?

The Norwich Pre-Med Club activities are in full-swing this semester, with an exciting opportunity to meet with Dr. Stephen Sonis this Friday, Sept. 28 at 12:00 in U125.  Dr. Sonis, a 1967 graduate of Norwich University, is a Clinical Professor … Continue reading

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Happy “New Year”!

After a year-long sabbatical, I’m back in the classroom at Norwich.  It’s fun to be back to see my students and colleagues again!  I was reminded yesterday why Norwich is such a great place to be…I was preparing a lecture … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin!

Yes, that’s a “shout out” to the 2012 Olympic Games which will be held this summer in London.  But really, it’s in celebration of the beginning of an exciting summer of research with Norwich University students Zac Fulton and Liz Chapdelaine!  … Continue reading

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Sabbaticals are awesome….

I am so fortunate to have the opportunity to be spending my 2011-2012 Independent Study Leave (a.k.a. sabbatical) in the laboratory of Dr. Bryan Ballif in the Department of Biology at the University of Vermont!  I am spending the year … Continue reading

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Something’s Cookin’ in the Lab….

I’m fortunate to be working with four awesome students this summer:  3 Norwich undergraduates (Blake Forkey, Sarianne Lynn, and Patrick McGrath), and 1 Montpelier High School Student (Carl Vitzthum).  The students are CRANKING in their projects and generating a lot … Continue reading

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Summer Research Begins!

Today was the start of an exciting summer of research in my laboratory.  I have three students working with me:  Patrick McGrath (Junior Bio major), Sarianne Lynn (Senior Bio major) and Blake Forkey (Junior Bio major).  Each of them won … Continue reading

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Hinkle Independent Study Leave 2011!

I’m thrilled to have received the news that I was awarded Independent Study Leave (sabbatical) for Fall 2011!  Although I’ll miss the students while I’m gone, I’m so excited to have the chance to commit uninterrupted time to my research questions.  … Continue reading

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