Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Be Our Guest: Special Exhibit Opening Event!
Celebrate the first Rettenmeyer Army Ant Guest Collection Exhibit at UConn Storrs!
This free all-ages event will feature a talk by Dr. Rob Dunn and an afternoon of unique activities focused on the amazingly complex world of Army Ants and their so-called Guests.
1:00-2:00pm: Dr. Rob Dunn, Professor of Applied Ecology at NC State and UConn EEB Alumus, will talk about his new book, Never Out of Season.
2:00-5:00pm: All-ages activities. Learn about Army Ant Guests and have fun doing it!
* Explore the new exhibit with our Giant Ant and member of the AntU team * See the Army Ant Guests film on the big screen * Examine real specimens at the microscope stations * Share your ideas about army ants and guests * Tour the Collection and see NSF grant project progress * Check out a live fungus-growing ant colony * Get your special Dairy Bar AntU ice cream * Giveaways and more!
Army Ant Guest Collection facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UConnArmyAntGuests/
Ant U (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Provost Office, UConn Master Calendar
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