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Katharine Beal, of East Walpole, MA, was named to the Union College Class of 2020. Beal is a graduate of Newton Country Day School. Applications to Union topped 6,000 for the first time, the hig...Fall 2016Verified by Union College
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Kat Beal, of East Walpole, MA, will serve as the Messa House co-chairperson, which is part of Union College's Minerva House system. Union's Minerva House system is a unique way of blending academi...Fall 2018Verified by Union College
Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology
Intern: David Lubertazzi, EntomologyJune 2016 - PresentAssisted researcher David Lubertazzi in sorting samples of ants collected from his most recent trip to Hispaniola. His goal is to catalog every species of ant currently present on the island. Also worked on database information cataloguing for the museum and data entry for the website Lubertazzi maintains, AntWiki.
Intern: Breda M. Zimkus, Cryogenic CollectionMay 2016 - May 2016Worked in the Cryogenic (cold storage) department at the MCZ under herpetologist, Harvard Medical School anatomy professor, and Cryo Collections Manager Dr. Breda Zimkus. Catalogued and manually transferred amphibian tissue samples into -270ºF liquid nitrogen storage. Managed data entry associated with the samples for MCZBase, the museum's comprehensive database. Dissected preserved reptilian specimens to send samples on loan to other institutions for research.
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