November 23, 2022
By Christi Mays
If it involves dirt and the great outdoors, Caleb Shackelford probably loves studying it.
The senior biology major spent the summer before last snake hunting in the high desert near Boise, Idaho, as a summer intern with the U.S. Geological Survey. Climbing over rocks and through shrubs, he caught rattlesnakes, striped whipsnakes, and gopher snakes, swabbing each to test for snake fungal disease. This past summer, Caleb spent his days growing and tendi...Read Full Story