Jim Costa

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Costa one of 18 professionals profiled in recently published science education book

Jim Costa, professor of biology and director of Highlands Biological Station, is one of the 18 professionals, scientists, engineers, educators and others profiled in a recently published science education sourcebook for fifth- through eighth-graders titled “Real Life Science Mysteries.”

Costa’s Darwin book to be released in paperback, insect book excerpt selected for anthology

A book by Jim Costa, professor of biology and director of Highlands Biological Station, titled “The Annotated Origin” and originally published in 2009 by Harvard University Press, will be released in paperback this spring. In addition, an excerpt of Costa’s 2006 book “The Other Insect Societies,” also published by Harvard, has been selected for inclusion in the forthcoming book “The Harvard University Press Insect Reader.”

Costa’s book wins award

James T. Costa’s book “The Annotated Origin: A Facsimile of the First Edition of ‘On the Origin of Species’” was named “Best in Category” for reference books at the 53rd annual New England Book Show.

Costa and Railsback present at Darwin conference in Portugal

Jim Costa, professor of biology and director of Highlands Biological Station, and Brian Railsback, dean of the Honors College, recently presented complementary papers in the same session at an interdisciplinary conference at the University of Porto in Portugal.

Jim Costa wins grant to support Highlands Nature Center

The North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources awarded $73,798.85 to Jim Costa, professor of biology and director of Highlands Biological Station, to support the activities of the Highlands Nature Center, located on the HBS campus.

Jim Costa returns from leading a tour in Galapagos Islands to full schedule of speaking engagements in honor of Darwin’s anniversary

Jim Costa, professor of biology and director of Highlands Biological Station, recently led a tour in the Galapagos Islands for the Harvard Museum of Natural History in partnership with Lindblad/National Geographic Expeditions.

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