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Ancient, newly identified 'mammoth weevil' used huge 'trunk' to fight for mates
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George Poinar has once again identified a new species trapped in amber. This 100-million-year-old weevil is unlike any other known fossilized or living weevil.

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Ant trapped in ancient amber with parasitic mushroom stuck in its butt
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George Poinar has discovered an ancient ant in a strange predicament.

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Class of 2021: Who was there for you?
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Watch this awesome video produced by the OSU Alumni Association, which features several graduating seniors reflecting on the most influential people in their journey to graduation. Among them are Justice Zito, biology '21, and Patrick Callagy, biology '21. 

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In Show of Hope, 2021-2022 OSU Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholars Make Plans to Study Abroad Despite Uncertainty
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Congratulations to Maria Arellano, junior in Biology, who received a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for a health-rotation internship in Ecuador.

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Bob Mason named Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Development
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In his new position, Bob will focus on development and oversight of programs supporting the professional success and advancement of a diverse and outstanding faculty.

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