Monthly Archives: April 2015

Jobs at BRIT

From Tiana Rehman at BRIT: We have two job openings posted in the BRIT herbarium, Herbarium Research Botanist (FT) and Herbarium Assistant (FT/Temp.); we are also soliciting applications for a new Director of Research (FT). Please see the brief descriptions below and links to the full job announcements on the BRIT website (http://brit.org/about/employment).  Please also…
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Red buckeye a beacon for hummingbirds

The flowers are appearing now. They develop in a branching panicle, arising from the tip of a branch. Each flower has a tubular, reddish calyx at the base, with bright red petals and some stamens, poking out of the end. Details....
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Candidates for SHC Secretary

Please consider our candidates for SHC Secretary. Details/deadlines for voting will be coming soon. Our candidates (in alphabetical order) are: Mary Ann Feist – Curator of the Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (since 2013); B.A., Cultural Area Studies: East Asia, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio (1986); M.S., Biology, University of Cincinnati…
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Winners of 2015 SHC Student Research Award

We received a record 28 proposals for our student awards this year. We are pleased to announce our 2015 winners. Each receives a $500 award to help with research expenses. Our winners (in alphabetical order) are: Benjamin Cooper, Northwestern University/Chicago Botanic Garden, Master’s Degree student, whose research project is entitled, “Molecular Phylogeny of Oenothera sect.…
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