Susannah B. Lerman, Environmental Conservation, is featured in a New England Public Radio story about Neighborhood Nestwatch, a study of backyard birds in the area. New England Public Radio

Jorge Velasquez '14, Mathematics and Statistics, and Economics undergraduate, is featured in a story about how college graduates are increasingly drawn to Silicon Valley rather than Wall Street when they seek jobs after graduation. CNN Money, Hartford Business Journal

Khaja Muneeruddin, Chemistry doctoral candidate, has been granted a $30,000 2014–2015 Global Fellowship Award from the United States Pharmacopeial Convention. The grant will help fund the development of novel analytical tools to characterize the natural diversity of biopharmaceutics, and will be conducted under the guidance of Muneeruddin’s faculty advisor, Igor Kaltrashov. PharmExec.com

Margaret A. Riley, Biology, says antibiotics can be a problem because they kill all bacteria in the body, good and bad, in a story about the use and abuse of antibiotics. Naturalnews.com

New research from David Julian McClements, Food Science, concludes that the use of whey protein microparticles and dietary fiber could help food manufacturers replace fat in reduced-calorie emulsion-based foods. Food Navigator