CANCELLATION: Ice storm grounds snake expert
The Natural and Applied Sciences Seminar Series talk on snakes, previously scheduled for Friday afternoon (Feb. 21), has been cancelled. Stephen Mullin, a professor of biological sciences at Eastern Illinois University, was unable to make the trip because of the severe winter storm in the Midwest. No word yet on whether Mullin’s talk might be rescheduled.
Posted Feb. 18:
Colubrids or snakes, Friday’s NAS guest lecturer will offer the skinny
Stephen Mullin, a professor of biological sciences at Eastern Illinois University, is the guest speaker for the next Natural and Applied Sciences seminar this Friday (Feb. 21). The program begins with a social at 3:15 p.m. in Environmental Sciences Room 317, followed by Mullin’s presentation at 3:45 p.m. in ES 301. His topic is “No place like home anymore: Colubrids coping in modified habitats in the Midwest.” Colubrids are a large family of generally harmless and often small snakes. He’ll describe ecological aspects of two snakes species — one common and one uncommon — that are subject to different levels of anthropogenic influences.