In December 2023, Melinda Leoce, D.M., assistant professor of music, successfully defended her dissertation and earned a Doctor of Music (DM) degree in percussion literature and performance from Indiana University’s Jacob’s School of Music.

Mathew Sharples, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, published a paper “The paraphyly of Stellaria alsine (Caryophyllaceae) necessitates taxonomic readjustment” in the December 2023 edition of The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society.