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Leading and learning: Labs provide rich experience for Biology students

UW-Green Bay students have a multitude of opportunities for applied learning experiences in the Biology labs. In a lab environment, students who are learning the taxonomy, morphology, biology and ecology of most of the animal phyla, collect, prepare and identify their own invertebrates and look at specimens supplied by Prof. Mike Draney. The Biology students also have sensational resources at their fingertips — in this case, the University’s Richter Museum of Natural History (www.uwgb.edu/biodiversity/richter/). It is one of Wisconsin’s most significant collections of animal specimens for scientific research and education. Find more information here.

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360° of Panama

UW-Green Bay students and faculty traveled to a small village in Panama, with the task of studying exotic spiders. Their experience involved much more than just the task at hand, such as experiencing the culture in San Antonio, Panama, learning the Wounaan culture’s way of life, and eating their food.

Full article available in: Inside – May 2013

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