Why birds?

Everyone who studies animals eventually has someone, whether it be a family member, friend, or classmate, ask “Why [insert animal here]?” The variety of creatures people choose to devote their lives to studying is amazing. From salamanders sliding through the mud to whales gliding through the ocean to wolves prowling dark forests, there is always…

The Hoosier and the Nittany Lion

Moving to a new state alone hasn’t been easy. I’ve known for a while that I would likely go to graduate school out of state. However,  I didn’t predict that my husband would get a career position in Indiana just before I was scheduled to leave. Getting a full-time job in the wildlife field requires…