On Wednesday, April 25th, Sara Kahanamoku-Snelling (UCMP graduate student who started the petition) gathered comments from the Change.org petition and sent a more formal letter to Chancellor Christ which you can read below. As of this writing, Thursday morning, April 26th, there are close to 3,500 signatures on the online petition to show campus administrators […]
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A new study, described as “The first “big data” analysis of California’s native plants”, was published by the University and Jepson Herbaria, and available on BMC Evolution. The authors focused on the diversity and endemism in the California flora, applying a novel “spatial phylogenetics” approach that makes it possible to evaluate biodiversity from an evolutionary standpoint, […]
Look who got featured in a special issue of the California Alumni magazine! Essig Museum’s Pete Oboyski is featured in a video cast on “How to Mount a Moth” followed by Episode 2 “How to Kill the Specimen” Lessons to learn on your way to becoming an entomologist!
UCMP Grad student Sara ElShafie is highlighted in the Berkeley News for her leadership in teaching scientists to communicate to broader audiences. Her first official workshop was entitled “Science Through Story: Strategies to Engage Any Audience,” in November 2016 at the annual meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists in Monterey, and was a success. […]