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Thanks to Scott Tremor!

Scott Tremor is a mammalogist at the San Diego Natural History Museum.  This semester he was kind enough to host the SDSU Mammalogy course at the museum, showcasing the Nat Mammal collections, and demonstrating a mammal specimen prep. Scott also … Continue reading

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Allan Cabrero wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!!

Congratulations to MS student Allan Cabrero for winning a coveted NSF GRF!!  A well-deserved game changer for Allan!!

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Desert Mammalogy Trip, Spring 2015

Recently took many members of my SDSU Mammalogy class on an overnight camp in Indian Gorge, Anza Borrego Desert State Park. Beautiful, windless weather conditions.  Excellent food grilled up by my old friend Jose Macias.  In the morning we were … Continue reading

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Making SDSU specimen data Web accessible

I’ve been wanting to share SDSU & Hedin lab specimen data online for quite some time.  For at least 10 years. Working in a small museum, without IT support, has hampered these efforts. I’ve finally taken the initiative to join … Continue reading

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Travunioid Harvestmen Morphology Workshop at the California Academy of Sciences

A few members of the Hedin lab recently traveled to the CAS to learn harvestmen morphology “tricks of the trade” from Darrell Ubick, Senior Curatorial Assistant at the CAS.  Darrell is world renowned for his expertise on the morphology and … Continue reading

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Allan Cabrero wins Best Student Talk Award at ESA!

Allan takes home second place in UG TMP SysEB competition, based on summer robber fly research.  Nice work Allan!!

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New Colorado Harvestmen on the TV News

The anchor persons don’t seem particularly enthusiastic about arachnids, but hey, how often do harvestmen make the news!!   🙂   Video here

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