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News from the Matuwa!

Dan Rabosky Article 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)

Fish division hosts workshop on invasive fish species for Great Lakes Fishery Commission

The UMMZ Division of Fishes was pleased to host a workshop on identification of invasive fish species for members of the Law Enforcement Committee of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission  (GLFC) at the Varsity Drive collection facility.

3/25/2015 |  (more)

UMMZ staff honored with well-deserved LSA Outstanding Team Award

The exemplary staff of the University of Michigan’s Museum of Zoology was honored with the College of LSA Outstanding Team Award at a special ceremony recently.

3/5/2015 |  (more)

Behind the Scenes Day 2015

Behind the Scenes Day is a rare opportunity to see collections at the four museums of the Ruthven Museums Building: the Museums of Anthropological Archaeology, Natural History, Paleontology, and Zoology. Visitors were welcomed into collections areas, research laboratories, exhibit preparation areas, and other spaces not usually open to the public.

2/8/2015 |  (more)

Doug Nelson featured in Brazilian Society of Ichthyologists Bulletin

The Brazilian Society of Ichthyologist Bulletin features an interview with Doug Nelson, collections manager for the Museum of Zoology’s Fish Division at the University of Michigan. The article is written by Andréa Thomaz, a U-M graduate student in ecology and evolutionary biology.

1/6/2015 2:54:39 PM |  (more)

UMMZ helps host FEMMES Saturday Science Capstones

On a recent Saturday on the campus of the University of Michigan, an educational outreach program called FEMMES (Females Excelling More in Math Engineering and Science) held one of its biannual Saturday Science Capstone events.

11/24/2014 |  (more)


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