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Seeking urban gardens and farms

Help scientists study the effects of heat on pollinators! Wanted: Farms and community gardens in and around Detroit, Toledo, Raleigh, Durham, Atlanta, Athens, Denver, Boulder, Phoenix, and Tucson, especially if cucumbers are grown. Who we are: A team of researchers … Continue reading

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McCluney lab outreach: women in science

The McCluney lab participates in Imagination Station’s “Girl Power!” event which is designed to support women in science. Jamie Becker demonstrates the Urban Heat Island effect, where areas with large amounts of impervious surface are generally hotter and drier than … Continue reading

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PhD Student Justin Burdine Wins Scholarship

Justin Burdine received notification that he will be awarded an Annie’s Homegrown Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship for his work on the ecology of bees in urban gardens! Congrats Justin!

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Catching up

We were so busy doing research and teaching that we got a little behind with our posts. Here are a few key news items from the past year!

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