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A Bat in the Bedroom

I awoke early one morning to a fluttering noise in my bedroom. Groggily, I reached for my glasses and turned on my lamp. I caught a glimpse of something peeking between my blinds. As I took a closer look, I realized it was a bat!

This Day Bites

You may have heard this fact before; however, those of you who haven’t may be shocked to find out which animal causes the most human deaths in the world.  Hint: it’s not a snake or a shark or a mountain lion or an alligator.

A Culture Built Upon Passion [Student Blog]

I have gained an immense amount of knowledge here in only six short weeks of being an Outreach Extern. While the information about education ambassadors and handling is a large portion of this, I have also learned about the Center’s overall atmosphere …

There is a culture here that is hard to explain but undeniably present. The people are light-hearted, friendly, and passionate about the Center’s mission and the work they do on a daily basis. As part of the outreach team, I am working to translate this aura into words to convey the Center’s passion to the public.


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