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New Herbarium Fellows Announced

This fall, the Sewanee Herbarium launched its Undergraduate Fellows program funded by an endowment established in memory of Ashley Block C’13. The first two fellowships were awarded to Lillian Fulgham C’21 and Angus Pritchard C’22. Herbarium Undergraduate Fellows are selected from current or prospective Biology majors that express a strong interest in plants and plant-related research. They must have GPA of 3.3 or higher in Biology course and be willing to serve as an undergraduate ambassador for the mission of the Herbarium. The title and privileges associated with the Fellowship carry through that student’s time at Sewanee as long as they remain engaged with plant research and the Her

Field Sampling Completed for Hill Cane Project

Lilllian Fulgham C'21, Angus Pritchard C'22 and George Burruss C'22 assisted with the final field season of the hill cane demography project on the Domain. Preliminary data from our work documenting spatial genetic structure in hill cane populations on the Domain suggest that individual clones can span more than a kilometer in length and be over 500 years old!

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Plant Ecology & Conservation Lab

Department of Biology

University of the South

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