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Glendon – Riverbanks and School in the Real World

Winter was fast approaching when Shesan and I arrived on the Glendon campus with cameras (well, smartphones) in hand. It was that strange transitional period between seasons, where the golden beauty of the forest in the valley was in full … Continue reading

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It Comes Full Circle

The end of the semester tends to be a difficult time, with final projects and exams on the horizon slowly looming over. It’s a threatening and stressful time and anything can really be the tipping point between sanity and complete … Continue reading

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A Close Encounter with the Leafy Kind

Both plants and animal courses I’ve taken tend to focus on the Earth as a whole and ‘Humans vs The Other Lifeforms Out There” and often represented the big picture of the wild world where things have developed over history. … Continue reading

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There’s an App for Science!

Last year in BIOL2010 I found myself really enjoying the keying we did based on plant leaves/seeds and especially the pressure of being timed. It was like a game to me to see if I was able to solve this … Continue reading

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The Administration – Or How Not to Trust the Higher Powers

Introductions are known to be pretty great; Whether it’s meeting someone new and hoping the right impression is made or it’s starting out a new course and being excited for the future and that first homework-free week. When it comes … Continue reading

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Rare Plant Conservation Student Lecture Team

I forgot my good camera during the first couple of student lectures, and took these great shots at the end of the semester. From left to right: Arnab, Andrew, Setarah and Shahana, looking more like a rock band that science … Continue reading

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Loss of Biodiversity Student Lecture Team

We kicked off our flipped classroom with a great, though depressing lecture on Biodiversity Loss. From left to right: Nigel, Claire, Akhilesh, Greg and Naduni. The links are to the storifies of the team’s tweets about applied plant ecology throughout the … Continue reading

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