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Illinois graduate student Shelby Lawson studies the interactions of red-winged blackbirds, cowbirds and yellow warblers.
Posted April 9, 2020
This is the story of three bird species and how they interact. The brown-headed cowbird plays the role of outlaw: It lays its eggs in other birds’ nests and lets them raise its young – often at the...
Grid with all 25 semi-finalists photographs.
Posted April 7, 2020
Congratulations to the 25 semi-finalists in the graduate student edition of the 2020 Image of Research competition. We invite you to explore the exhibition online. A link to online voting for...
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Posted March 10, 2020
The worldwide COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread, as does the uncertainty and apprehension that come with such rapidly changing circumstances and limited information. During this time, we want to...


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