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Dr. Pete Berendzen and Dr. Maureen Clayton traveled to the Galapagos Islands in June with students for a Study Abroad Class.
Galapagos Islands
Allison T., one of our biology students that graduated in May 2016, is doing a summer internship at Little Rock Zoo in Arkansas
Summer internship
Dr. Swanson and Mary McDade use the syndaver to demonstrate the use of Ultrasound.
Dr. Swanson and Mary McDade use the syndaver to demonstrate the use of Ultrasound.
Dr. Dave Swanson demonstrates the use of ultrasound on a volunteer student.
Dr. Dave Swanson Demonstration
UNI students who presented their research or creative work at the April, 2015 National Council for Undergraduate Research Annual Meeting held at Eastern Washington University.
UNI students presented their work at Eastern Washington University
A blue spotted salamander is viewed by the field zoology students.
Field Zoology students observe a blue spotted salamander.
Zachary S. extracting eggs from a female Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) as a part of Field Zoology of Vertebrates course BIOL3160
Zachary S. extracting eggs from a female Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) as a part of Field Zoology of Vertebrates course BIOL3160
Ross K, Biology - biomedical emphasis, participated in the Univ. of Colorado School of Medicine Pre-Med Emergency & Wilderness Medicine Program
Ross K, Biology - biomedical emphasis at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
Katie N. completed a summer internship in turtle conservation.
Katie N. completed a summer internship in turtle conservation in Costa Rico.
Carl R., attended a dental simulation at the University of Minnesota.
Carl R., attended a dental simulation at the University of Minnesota.
Brooke B. biology major and pre-dental student, participated in a dental simulation clinic.
Brooke B. participated in a dental simulation clinic at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry.
Brian R., participated in National Student Exchange at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Alaska.
Brian R., participated in National Student Exchange in Alaska.
Liz T​. ​​, Junior, biology major, pre-med, participated in Love Volunteers in Cameroon
Liz T​. , participated in Love Volunteers in Cameroon.
Sara J, Biology major & Camp Adventure participant traveled to the top of Mount Fuji while in Japan.
Sara J., Biology major & Camp Adventure participant spent her summer in Japan.
Lauren P. participated in a National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) at Penn State University-Harrisburg. She studied plant biology extracting RNA from biofuel crops sorghum, camelina and switchgrass.
Lauren P. National Science Foundation Research Experience
The Department of Biology's mammology class traveled to the Minnesota Zoo to meet with the conservation biologist and observe the mammology research collections.
Mammology Class
Kenzie S. Summer Internship at Dolphin Cove in Key Largo, Florida
Kenzie Smith Dolphin Cove
Dr. Nathan Bird is a new faculty member teaching Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy. His research focuses on the evolutionary development of fish morphology.
Dr. Nathan Bird
Dr. Demastes and his students travel to Manchester Fish Hatchery as part of the Field Zoology of Vertebrates course.
Dr. Demastes and his students travel to Manchester Fish Hatchery
A grad student holds up a 3-year old specimen of the prairie species Amorpha canescens (leadplant) showing the extensive root system.  The root system will be preserved and donated to a museum or nature center.
Root Project
Dr. Steve O'Kane taught Life the Natural World in South Korea in the Summer of 2014.
Dr. Steve O'Kane taught Life the Natural World in South Korea in the Summer of 2014.
Students examine yellow ladyslipper orchids (Cypripedium canescens) blooming in a remnant prairie.
Field Research
Students from the Biology Living and Learning Community have fun with TC and TK.
Biology Living and Learning Community