Given the interest in EEB5500 is being offered for a second time this academic year. The enrollment reached capacity and includes nine undergraduates (juniors and seniors from CLAS and the College of Agriculture), three MS and three PhD students. The course is led by Jane O’Donnell, Sue Hochgraf and Robert Capers, with participation of EEB faculty. Students will be introduced to the management of natural history collection, with discussions on ethics, ownership, mission, etc. and learn also how to mount insects and vascular plants and prepare vertebrates for preservation in our Biodiversity Research Collections.