Not Just the Heat, It's the Humans
When it comes to adapting to the changing environment of the Great Basin in the North American West, for small mammals, warming associated with climate change is only part of the problem: Humans have played a role, too. Learn more
Digging in Deep
College courses with active learning are common in subjects like physics and chemistry. By combining the lecture and lab components of their introductory soil science class, instructors at the University of New Hampshire found students were able to dig in deep. Click to learn more
Wildlife and Conservation Biology major Jacob DeBow ’15 describes his research on the “Comparison of multiple methods used to estimate foliar production and canopy composition or a forest” to COLSA Dean Jon Wraith at the 24th annual COLSA Undergraduate Research Conference. To learn more about the COLSA URC click here.
Become a LOCAVORE
In 2007, the word of the year in the Oxford American Dictionary was locavore. Kelly Cullen, associate professor of natural resources and the environment, did the lexicon one better this semester by teaching students how to be one. To learn more click here.