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Official opening of the first Carl W. and Marian E. Army Ant Guest Collection exhibit

On the Complex Society of Army Ants and their Guests

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An evening to discover the intricacies of the complex society of army ants and their guests and to meet participants in the AntU outreach initiative from across campus. The evening will feature a talk by EEB Alumnus Dr. Rob Dunn (North Carolina State University) entitled: On the value of a mite riding the foot of an ant through the jungle, and other stories of the importance of curiosity-driven science.

We invite you to return with family and friends on Sunday afternoon, April 30th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm, to continue the celebration at the Public Opening of the Exhibit! Look for details on the AntU project and activities that day at

When: Saturday, April 29, 2017;  7:00–10:00 pm

Location: Lobby, Biology/Physics building, 91 North Eagleville Road (map)

Parking: Lot 9 adjacent to the Lodewick Visitors Center and North Parking Garage at the intersection of North Eagleville Road and Hillside Road (map). North Parking Garage address: 103 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269

Accommodation and questions: If you require an accommodation to participate in this event, or if you have questions, please contact us at

Reception to follow lecture • Cocktail attire suggested

Reservations have been closed. Contact should you need to register.