Bee-bearded swashbucklers | Photo of the week

woman with a sword and beard of bees
Craig Chandler | University Communication
May 14, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —Bee-bearded foes Courtney Wallner (left) and Earl Agpawa face off in a mock battle on May 11. The scene was part of Judy Wu-Smart's UNL Bee Lab taking an afternoon off to have fun and create bee beards. The event included props and a pirate theme.

Wallner is also the May 2021 grad who attended undergraduate commencement on May 7 wearing a mortar board declaring she was a, "Straight bee student." The design (pictured below) featured a wire cage, with real bees buzzing about inside and fake bees on the outside. Wallner earned her degree as a pre-veterinary science and insect science major.

Courtney Waller decorated her mortar board with a wire cage that included live bees buzzing about on the inside and fake bees on the outside. The design declared that she was a "straight bee student."
Craig Chandler | University Communication
Courtney Waller decorated her mortar board with a wire cage that included live bees buzzing about on the inside and fake bees on the outside.

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