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Natural History Survey receives thousands of specimen donation

Natural History Survey receives thousands of specimen donation

By Ali Braboy

November 2, 2015


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The Illinois Natural History Survey has described itself as the guardian and recorder of biological specimens of Illinois since 1858. And recently the collection got even bigger.Southern Illinois University Carbondale, or SIUC, gave 12,000 specimens containing amphibians and reptiles and more than 700,000 ...

From the South Farms to the Netherlands

From the South Farms to the Netherlands

By Mara Shapiro

April 28, 2015


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Mary Dickerson has always loved animals. This summer, however, she will combine this love with adventure while working for a dairy farm in the Netherlands. Dickerson, sophomore in ACES, is the first and only University student to be accepted into the ACES in the Netherlands Summer Internship program. S...