The State 4-H Small Animal Educational Symposium will be held on Saturday, February 23, 9:15 am-3:45 pm at the Office of Government Services building located at 1200 North Delsea Drive in Clayton (Gloucester County). The Symposium will provide an opportunity for 4-H members, leaders, and parents to participate in a variety of educational events. Workshops and activities … [Read more...]
Let’s meet Sara…an Evolutionary Biologist who loves Herpetology!
Dr. Sara Ruane B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Biology; M.S. (Master of Science) in Biology; Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) in Biology: Ecology, Evolution, Behavior Assistant Professor, Herpetology and Evolutionary Biology Rutgers University-Newark email address: firstname.lastname@example.org News from Dr. Ruane's Lab What does a typical work day look like for … [Read more...]
New Snake Species Hiding in Plain Sight
Samuel McDowell, the late herpetologist and professor at Rutgers-Newark, spent a good part of his life studying ground snakes in New Guinea. Forty years later, Sara Ruane – who joined the Department of Biological Sciences faculty last semester – was able to find evidence that the snakes McDowell studied were, in fact, a new species of reptiles that have been hiding in plain … [Read more...]