Biology professor honored as St. Louis science educator of the year

Dr. Dave Westenberg (right) speaks during the first Research on Tap social hour at Public House Brewing Company in Rolla. Greg Katski/Missouri S&T

Dr. Dave Westenberg (right) speaks during the first Research on Tap social hour at Public House Brewing Company in Rolla. Greg Katski/Missouri S&T

Dr. Dave Westenberg’s passion for educating school-aged children was recognized with the Academy of Science of St. Louis’ Science Educator Award during the 23rd Annual Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Awards on April 6. [Read more…]

UMR biologist named national microbiology scholar-in- residence

Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at the
University of Missouri-Rolla, has been selected for the American Society for
Microbiology Scholars-in-Residence Program. He is one of 13 biology educators
in the nation to be selected.

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