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Omar Attum finds endangered species thriving in the ruins of ancient empires18th September 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–Dr. Omar Attum, associate professor of biology, has made a name for himself in the field of conservation biology through his publications and photographs. Through his teaching and leadership of field biology trips, he has also opened the eyes of IU Southeast students to the wonders of regions not normally …

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Namibia is latest adventure for Field Biology24th July 2017

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—Giraffes. Cobras. Rhinos. Scorpions. No Wi-Fi. Worms for dinner. Welcome to Namibia! This past spring, Field Biology students joined Drs. Omar Attum, associate professor of biology and Beth Rueschhoff, assistant professor of biology, on a journey to this nation of natural wonders in southwestern Africa. Namibia is situated between South …

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Field Biology program celebrating visiting 20 countries in 20 years2nd March 2016

By Kristin Kennedy NEW ALBANY, Ind. — As Indiana celebrates its bicentennial and IU Southeast observes its 75th anniversary, the IU Southeast Field Biology program is celebrating a significant milestone of its own. The Field Biology program has enabled students to explore more than 20 countries on four continents and two oceanic areas, all within 20 …

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