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Bita Rostami: Practicum Project Published in Prestigious Journal

This is a success story about a former animal biology student, two professors, her practicum and its publication in a prestigious...

Bita Rostami (center) with fellow researchers, Logan Ruggles and Marissa Lopez, at the Blue Oak Ranch Reserve in San Jose.  This project was part of the California Ecology and Conservation, UC Natural Reserve System. They were measuring the abundance of yarrow, Achillea millefolium, in burned out areas and unburned areas of the reserve. (Photo by Logan Ruggles)
Bita Rostami (center) with fellow researchers, Logan Ruggles and Marissa Lopez, at the Blue Oak Ranch Reserve in San Jose. This project was part of the California Ecology and Conservation, UC Natural Reserve System. They were measuring the abundance of yarrow, Achillea millefolium, in burned out areas and unburned areas of the reserve. (Photo by Logan Ruggles)

Bita Rostami (center) with fellow researchers, Logan Ruggles and Marissa Lopez, at the Blue Oak Ranch Reserve in San Jose. This project was part of the California Ecology and Conservation, UC Natural Reserve System. They were measuring the abundance of yarrow, Achillea millefolium, in burned out areas and unburned areas of the reserve. (Photo by Logan Ruggles)

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 6:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources

A Praying Mantis Named Cupcake Greets Visitors at the Bohart Museum

Most bakers define a "cupcake" as a a small cake designed to serve one person--and one that can be baked in a paper or aluminum cup in a muffin...

Cupcake, a Rhombodera megaera praying mantis, perches on the hand of her owner, UC Davis animal biology major, Crystal Homicz. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cupcake, a Rhombodera megaera praying mantis, perches on the hand of her owner, UC Davis animal biology major, Crystal Homicz. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cupcake, a Rhombodera megaera praying mantis, perches on the hand of her owner, UC Davis animal biology major, Crystal Homicz. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis animal biology major Crystal Homicz holds Cupcake, her  Rhombodera megaera praying mantis. It is a native of Asia and the species is one of the largest in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
UC Davis animal biology major Crystal Homicz holds Cupcake, her Rhombodera megaera praying mantis. It is a native of Asia and the species is one of the largest in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

UC Davis animal biology major Crystal Homicz holds Cupcake, her Rhombodera megaera praying mantis. It is a native of Asia and the species is one of the largest in the world. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Trio of Napa visitors (from left) teacher Marykay Osborn,  Abby Jurgens and Olivia Hamilton, 11, (one of Osborn's students) check out Cupcake, the praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Trio of Napa visitors (from left) teacher Marykay Osborn, Abby Jurgens and Olivia Hamilton, 11, (one of Osborn's students) check out Cupcake, the praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Trio of Napa visitors (from left) teacher Marykay Osborn, Abby Jurgens and Olivia Hamilton, 11, (one of Osborn's students) check out Cupcake, the praying mantis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 4:09 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources

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