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Native American students
Representatives from five universities will meet in Flagstaff on August 15-17 to discuss how to increase access to and use of natural history collections by Native American undergraduate students.
The meeting will be hosted by Merriam-Powell’s Colorado Plateau Biodiversity Center as part of AIM-UP!, an effort funded by the National Science Foundation to explore how life science collections can be used in undergraduate education.
Universities often maintain collections that contain specimens of plants, vertebrates, fossils, fungi and other life forms that… Read more