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Luke judges science fair

I recently volunteered to judge at the annual science fair for a local middle school. It was really inspiring to see all the creativity in the room. The whole experience was a good reminder of why I got into science

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Posted in outreach, research, UH

Luke represents NatSci at SACNAS

Luke and colleagues represent the University of Hawaii College of Natural Sciences at the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science conference in Honolulu this week.

Posted in conferences, outreach, UH

Article in Kaleo student newspaper by Val

Val has a new popular article out in the University’s student newspaper Kaleo on bioplastics. Check it out here.

Posted in conservation, Natural History, outreach, UH

Desert Oracle

I’ve got an article on the elusive California Gila monster in the Spring 2016 issue of the Desert Oracle. Check it out.

Posted in conservation, herps, Natural History, outreach, travel

Summer 2016 REU at UH

There is a brand new research program for undergraduates starting this summer at UH. Get in touch with the program coordinators, or faculty sponsors with questions! The quick advertisement follows, but see the project website here for more detail. Participants in

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Posted in lab, outreach, UH

Everybody loves turtles

We were happy to host a visit from the UH Manoa Children’s Center the other day. The class brought by their pet turtle turtle, George, and had some fun interacting with other animals that are around the lab. Two year

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Posted in herps, lab, outreach, UH

Tide Walks

We participated in the annual Tide Walks, which is a partnership between Mililani-Mauka Elementary and EECB at UH.  We had a blast leading the kids and their parents on an exploration of tide pools and the creatures within.  It was a piece

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Posted in outreach

Talk Science at the Bishop Museum

We had a great time at Bishop Museum’s Science Alive Family Sunday! As part of the “Talk Science” event, we shared and discussed evolution and invasive herpetofauna in Hawaii with kids and their families. The kids were especially enthusiastic about our

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Posted in herps, outreach