University partners

Boston University

Boston University is no small operation. With over 32,500 undergraduate and graduate students from more than 130 countries, nearly 10,000 faculty and staff, 17 schools and colleges, and 250 fields of study, our two campuses are always humming, always in high gear.

Bucknell University

Established in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg; renamed Bucknell University in 1886 in honor of William Bucknell, a major benefactor. The University is highly selective, private, nonsectarian, coeducational (since 1883), residential and undergraduate, with a small graduate program.  

Columbia University

For more than 250 years, Columbia has been a leader in higher education in the nation and around the world. At the core of our wide range of academic inquiry is the commitment to attract and engage the best minds in pursuit of greater human understanding, pioneering new discoveries and service to society.

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Cornell University
Currently faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the Department of Natural Resources at Cornell, are collaborating on field and lab investigations of WNS. The focus of the fieldwork is to document the impact of WNS at historic maternity colonies of bats in central New York. Lab investigations are evaluating diagnostic techniques and epidemiology of the disease.
Eastern Michigan University

The Department of Biology recognizes the concomitant importance of breadth of knowledge, specialization, and the scientific skills and attitudes associated with finding and using new knowledge.

To this end, the department:

The Ohio State University Extension

Ohio State University Extension brings the knowledge of The Ohio State University to your door.

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Tufts University

Tufts' largest school, the School of Arts and Sciences, is committed to intellectual and artistic engagement through a liberal arts tradition that prepares all of our students for a lifetime of learning.

Located on the Medford/Somerville campus, the School is just five miles outside of Boston, a vibrant city known for its historic sites and cultural resources.

University of Akron

The University of Akron, Ohio’s Polytechnic University, is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.

University of California, Davis

UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. 

University of California, Santa Cruz

We combine empirical field studies with quantitative approaches to study the ecology and conservation biology of vertebrates, most often of bats.  The questions we ask are driven by a curiosity about the natural world and a desire to help sustain biodiversity. 

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University of Idaho

Since 1889, the University of Idaho has been a place that expects more from itself, more from its students, more from knowledge and more from life. The University of Idaho is where students come to succeed and learn to lead. At our main campus in Moscow, Idaho – and our centers throughout the state –students find many opportunities to share in our community and culture.

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University of Illinois
A multidisciplinary research team led by the Illinois Natural History Survey (INHS) is studying White Nose Syndrome, a devastating disease of bats. Working closely with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Shawnee National Forest, and the US Fish & Wildlife Service, INHS scientists, along with specialists from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (NRES) and the
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University of Tennessee
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) prepares students in natural and social sciences-based professional academic programs for careers in agriculture, natural resources and other arenas.

The CASNR academic programs accomplish the following:

University of Winnipeg

We aim to understand what motivates small bodied mammals in their decisions about where to live, when to be active and inactive, and how to maintain a balance between energy intake and expenditure.

Western Michigan University

The Department of Biological Sciences at Western Michigan University encompasses a variety of disciplines that involve the study of living matter in all of its wonderfully diverse forms.

Our department mission is to promote: