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Be Our Guest: AntU Special Event for YOU!

Thursday, July 27, 2017
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus
Biology/Physics Building

Biology/Physics Lobby (95 N Eagleville Rd)

1:30 – 4:30 pm: ‘Be Our Guest’ Exhibit Activities and Giveaways for All Ages!

Learn something new and have fun doing it! • Explore the new exhibit and take an ant 'guest' home • Check out a live fungus-growing ant colony • Take some selfies with our giant 12-foot ant • Identify specimens at the microscope stations • See amazing ant guest collection before-and-after • Watch AntU Digital Media and Design student videos on the big screen • Learn about the NSF grant project and share your ideas • Pick-up an EEB Greenhouse map for your ant-plant treasure hunt • Sign up for a collection tour • Get tickets for FREE AntU Dairy Bar ice cream!

AntU Day is presented by the CT State Museum of Natural History and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


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This event is free and open to the public!

UConn Extension Bug Week is a College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources annual event. Extension is offering many amazing Bug Week programs this year. See the entire line-up at:


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