Rare Book Opens CSUF Students’ Eyes to Birds Around Them

The “Feathered Friends of Fullerton: Exploring Local Birds with CSUF Biology Students” is a summer exhibit now on display at the Pollak Library.

The donation last year of Alexander Wilson’s “American Ornithology,” a rare and valuable book published in the early 1800s, spurred biology professor Bill Hoese to turn his class into a “high-impact” experience, one that spurs students to invest in their own learning. This 200-year-old book got Cal State Fullerton students out of their ornithology classroom and into the wilds, and not so wilds, of Orange County to really look at birds.

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