On 3-May-2017 undergraduate student assistant Grant Terrell faciilitated a visit of 3rd graders to the Tetrapods collection.
Participants in the Mathematical Biosciences Institute summer undergraduate program visited the MBD on 7 June, 2017. Their first stop was in the herbarium where Dr. John Freudenstein showedd them how plants are being preserved.
Ohio State Ph.D. student Mael Glon is conducting a study on burrowing crayfishes. These crayfishes are adapted to life in habitats such as roadside ditches and vernal ponds that occasionally flood, but are dry for several months out of the year.
On May 1 Luciana Musetti, curator of the Triplehorn insect collection, and 11 other OSU staff members were honored with the Distinguished Staff Award for their remarkable accomplishments, leadership and contribution