Nearly $1.5 million in donations to UMMZ from Cohn bequest
A series of extremely generous donations from Dr. Theodore J. Cohn created the Theodore H. Hubbell Endowment for Systematic Research in Orthoptera Fund at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
11/20/2015 | (more)
Museums ID Day in the news
The annual ID Day at the Ruthven Museums Building drew over 725 citizen scientists of all ages on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.
10/4/2015 | (more)
Knowles named Robert Payne Collegiate Professor
Lacey Knowles has been named the Robert B. Payne Collegiate Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
10/20/2015 | (more)
Hinshaw honored by Wilson Ornithological Society
Janet Hinshaw, collection manager of the Bird Division at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, was honored by the Wilson Ornithological Society with the William and Nancy Klamm Service Award for 2015.
10/15/2015 | (more)
Beatriz Otero Jimenez's field work featured in Global Michigan
Beatriz Otero-Jimenez is featured in a recent Global Michigan article by William Foreman
7/29/2015 | (more)
News from the Matuwa!
News from Down Under! Dan Rabosky and Alison Davis Rabosky's reptilian research in the biodiversity hotspot of Matuwa is featured in the Kalgoorlie Miner.
7/6/2015 | (more)
Life with Dead Birds blog is “for all your bird-nerdy questions”
The Life with Dead Birds blog describes itself thus: A Bird Division rookie at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology tells of amazing science, weird collection objects, and why she’s constantly picking up dead things.
6/11/2015 | (more)
Unique scientific illustration class explores UMMZ collections
The undergraduate students of the Stamps School of Art and Design class, Making Science Visible, began the winter semester at the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology. For many, this is an introduction to scientific illustration.
2/28/2015 | (more)
Jeff Shi wins “I’m a Scientist USA” competition
The “I’m a Scientist” competition, which originated in the United Kingdom, reached across the pond for its first USA event in May 2015 -- and EEB graduate student Jeff Shi is the winner.
5/26/2015 | (more)
Myers Endowed Award for Field Research established
To honor Professor Emeritus Phil Myers’ passion for and contributions to field biology and his commitment to education, Professor Emeritus James Patton, University of California, Berkeley, gave a generous gift to create the Dr. Phil Myers Endowed Award for Field Research.
4/22/2015 | (more)