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Ants hitchhiking inside of a vehicle

June 27, 2024

Insects are masters of transportation and get around by flying, crawling, swimming, burrowing, and even gliding. Now, ants have been observed using a new method of getting around: hitchhiking.

April 11, 2024

The Board of Visitors’ Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee heard a presentation this month on two transdisciplinary research projects funded through the university’s Destination Area 2.0 grants.
Japanese Barberry

February 23, 2024

Invasive alien species are all around us. They come in the form of plants, animals, or microorganisms that are introduced, intentionally or unintentionally, into areas where they are not native.