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Digiting Flowering Plants Specimens at the Field Museum: Taxonomy, Technology, and Sustainability

This guest post is the fourth installment of periodic blogs this winter/spring from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Colleen Dennis, who is working as a student intern in the botany division of the science department at the Field Museum of … Continue reading

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Specimen Work in the Lab: Cataloguing Plant Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This guest post is the third installment of periodic blogs this winter/spring from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Colleen Dennis, who is working as a student intern in the botany division of the science department at the Field Museum of … Continue reading

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Biodiversity in the News: New Species of Hero Shrew Is All the Rage

This announcement from the Field Museum of Natural History’s weekly Science and Education News bulletin (20 March 2014) notes the work of RU science/sustainability professor and FMNH adjunct curator, Julian Kerbis Peterhans, an expert in small mammal taxonomy, ecology, and … Continue reading

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Field Museum Women in Science Summer Internships

This summer the Field Museum of Natural History continues its program of offering undergraduate summer internships through its Women in Science program. Applications for these competitive and prestigious internships are due by March 28th, and are available in the scientific … Continue reading

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From Uganda to Chicago: SUST Prof Julian Kerbis Peterhans Reports on Biodiversity Research at the Field Museum

by Julian Kerbis Peterhans I am hosting Makerere University (in Kampala, Uganda) master’s student Sadic Waswa for the next three months at the Field Museum of Natural History in downtown Chicago. Sadic trained with me during my year-long Fulbright Award … Continue reading

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Science Old and New: Cataloguing Plant Biodiversity at the Field Museum

This guest post is the second installment of periodic blogs this winter/spring from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Colleen Dennis, who is working as a student intern in the botany division of the science department at the Field Museum of … Continue reading

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The Newberry Library Marks 100 Years of Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” on March 12

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SUST Major Colleen Dennis Reports on Her Spring Internship at the Field Museum

This guest post is from Roosevelt University Sustainability Studies major Colleen Dennis, who is working as a student intern in the botany division of the science department at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago. This is the first … Continue reading

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The Newberry Library Marks 100 Years of Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago” on March 12

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Photo Exhibit at RU’s Gage Gallery Opens Feb. 6

An exhibition by award-winning photo essayist Matt Eich, who tells the story through his photographs of an Ohio community abandoned by major industry, will be open to the public Feb. 6 through May 10 in Roosevelt University’s Gage Gallery, 18 … Continue reading

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