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Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

Animal science, effort behind zoo effectiveness

Macy Santicola, Macy Santicola, and Macy Santicola

May 16, 2019

 Visiting zoos like The Good Zoo at Oglebay, Pittsburgh Zoo, and The Wilds is one of my favorite activities to do once the weather gets warmer, and it has been that way ever since I was a kid. Being able to see animals that I would never be able to see in the wild inspired me to learn more about th...

Professors named President, Editor of the West Virginia Academy of Science

April 22, 2017

Story Provided WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., April 12, 2017 — West Liberty University is now the workplace of both the president and editor of the West Virginia Academy of Science. Dr. Zachary Loughman was selected president and Dr. Joseph Horzempa is the new editor of the Proceedings of the West Virginia Acade...

Zoo Science major succeeds, grows in Arnett Hall 

Zoo Science major succeeds, grows in Arnett Hall 

February 10, 2017

By Maria Kimble, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University’s Zoo Science major offers new opportunities for students interested in caring for wildlife. This new major started as a discussion in fall 2015 and stepped into full swing at the beginning of this academic year. Students will receive hands...

Loughman and students finish Texas crayfish research

April 12, 2016

By Hannah Mason, Assistant EditorIn March, Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Zachary Loughman and his team of four West Liberty University students concluded an almost two-year-long crayfish biology project that took them all the way to east Texas. Not only did they get to travel much farther than t...

Science and art come together with ‘Crayfish’ exhibit

November 5, 2015

By Ian Beabout, Online EditorOn Wednesday, October 28th, The Nutting Gallery opened its latest exhibition, "The Crayfish Invitational." This exhibit is based on the crayfish research conducted by Dr. Zachary Loughman and features student and professional artwork centered on a crayfish theme.I’ll fr...

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