Grad-Student Matt Kolmann wins Sigma Xi Award

Congratulations to graduate student Matt Kolmann (advisor Dr. R. Dean Grubbs) for receiving a research grant from Sigma Xi. Matt, a native Floridian, has broad research interests in life history, anatomy, and evolution of basal fishes, especially sharks and rays. His award from Sigma Xi will help fund his investigation of the material and structural nature of the skeleton in stingray. Sigma Xi, founded in 1886, is an international, multidisciplinary research society whose programs and activities promote the health of the scientific enterprise and honor scientific achievement.