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Be Our Guest: Exhibit Opening Event!

Sunday, April 30, 2017
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Biology/Physics Building

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!

AntU: http://www.antu.uconn.edu

Army Ant Guest Collection facebook: https://www.facebook.com/UConnArmyAntGuests/

Contact:

AntUinfo@uconn.edu

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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