College of STEM Stories

EKU Student Joanna Marling, Winner of Trow Scholarship

Marling Wins Trow Scholarship

Joanna Marling, a junior with a double major in psychology and forensic biology and a double minor in criminal justice and veteran studies from Louisville, recently earned the prestigious Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from the Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society.

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EKU chemistry professor Dr. LiLi Zyzak uses olfactometer in her research

Best Meatless Burger? Zyzak Sniffs it Out

As consumers notice more plant-based meat alternatives on grocery shelves, many may wonder how the appearance, texture, smell, and taste compare to familiar products. This curiosity led EKU chemistry professor Dr. LiLi Zyzak to evaluate plant-based hamburger products at home. During her home-based research, she immediately observed a few differences between plant-based products and meat — one being aroma.

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