Researchers Tallying Turtles in the Delta to Assess Species' Health
In the newest edition of Field Notes, an annual look at the work that University of Arkansas researchers are doing around the state and the world during the summer, biologist Brett DeGregorio describes how a team is capturing and tagging turtles in the Delta ecoregion to help determine how many of the most common species are left and the impact of the annual harvest.
See the Field Notes section of Research Frontiers for the full story.
Bob Whitby, feature writer
The University of Arkansas is honoring the many contributions of women with a slate of events during Women's History Month in March.
Social distancing, mask wearing and other COVID-19 safety protocols will remain in place at least through the end of the spring semester. Commencement times and protocols are in place for spring.
A report on the 2020 Summer Institute found that participants felt a high level of self-eficacy as well as personal development, relationship building and cultural competence in the virtual format.
Research by Mitch Brown and colleagues finds that people who display, and act on, moral outrage are seen as more benevolent and trustworthy, traits that are advantageous to long-term relationships.
Anne Nielsen, a Rutgers University expert on fruit insects, will give a seminar on her research at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 9, via Zoom.