Natural History of the Vertebrates: Field Experience

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) Department of Biological Sciences Professor Randolph Krohmer, Ph.D., Associate Professor Tatiana Tatum-Parker, Ph.D., and Associate Professor David Elmendorf, Ph.D., led a new, total immersion field course this past month. Interested students spent five days in early June at the Reis Biology Field Station (owned by Saint Louis University) located in the…

SXU’s Dr. Christopher Appelt presented “Growing and Changing” at Western Avenue Elementary School

On Tuesday, May 17, Dr. Christopher Appelt from the Department of Biological Sciences visited first grade classes at Western Avenue Elementary in Flossmoor, Ill. to discuss “Growing and Changing” as a bookend to their growth and development section that culminated with the hatching of butterflies. The 45-minute presentation included images of young and adult animals…