News & Events

  • The Life Sciences Greenhouse opened in August 2011.  There is an extensive and varied plant collection with a wide range of diversity, utility and beauty. Among the most popular and diverse of our collections is the Brout Orchid Collection, home to about a thousand orchids of many species and hybrids.  The orchid collection is in two rooms.  There are three other rooms open to the public: a tropical room, a sub-tropical room, and a xeric room housing cacti and succulents.  

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  • Biology graduate students, Vivek Venkataraman and Tom Kraft, published on "Tree climbing and human evolution" in Proceedings of the National Academy.

  • Cayelan Carey '06 has just won the 2012 Best Oral Presentation in Applied Research at the Society for Freshwater Science meeting.

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