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Nicole Ward, a doctoral student, and Cayelan Carey, an associate professor, both in the Department of Biological Sciences pose at the Duck Pond. Each is wearing a mask and standing more than six feet part.

Nicole Ward, a doctoral student, and Cayelan Carey, an associate professor, both in the Department of Biological Sciences pose at the Duck Pond. Each is wearing a mask and standing more than six feet part.
Nicole Ward, a doctoral student, and Cayelan Carey, an associate professor, both in the Department of Biological Sciences pose at the Duck Pond. Photo by Steven Mackay.

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