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A group of University of Central Arkansas Department of Biology graduate students and faculty pose almost seven weeks ago with clean-shaven faces. The men are competing for the best beard, with a deadline of Dec. 2. Contestants include, front row, from the left, Kyle Hurley, Tyler Button, Ben Rowley and Casey Cox; and back row, from the left, Greg Berbusse, Stephen Polaskey, Brad Moffitt, Arijit Mukherjee, Sage Shaddox and Garrett Grimes. Not pictured are Dave Barber and Andy Gray.