Month: October 2021

Ickert-Bond Lab: systematics meets ecology, paleontology, and genomics

A brief history of pumpkin carving and other botanical tidbits

The annual UA Museum Halloween open house is “closed” this year. Access to the downstairs collections is not granted due to COVID-19. So we were tasked to get creative and produce short videos on our collections and their connection to Halloween. While the theme of this year’s Halloween event is bones, we opted to rather…
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Impressive dissertation defense

I am excited to share the recording of the public defense by our Ph.D. student Else Demeulenaere last Wednesday. It was a gang buster event with 115 zoom attendants, representing many different communities, kinds of disciplinary expertise, leadership roles, geographies and time zones. Else is part of a joint Ph.D. program with the University of…
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Ph.D. Dissertation Defense: Else Demeulenaere – 13 Oct. 2021

So excited to announce the Ph.D. dissertation defense by my student Else Demeulenaere. Please join us at her PhD defense October 13, 2021, 3:30 PM Alaska time! Please email Else Demeulenaere for Zoom Access: Her work at the intersection of biogeography, ethnoecology, social justice and activism is centered around the Indo-Pacific mimosoid plant genus…
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