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NSF Grant: Georeferencing U.S. Fish Collections

The Fish Division just received a grant, in collaboration with several other institutions, to georeference our catalogue data.

7/29/2012 |  (more)

Five million Museum of Zoology specimens find new home

Watch the video about the “epic move” of some five million museum specimens stored in ethanol featuring an interview with Professor Diarmaid Ó Foighil, museum curator and director.

7/28/2012 |  (more)

ScienceNews article includes Myers’ research

A ScienceNews article called "Animals on the move" includes the research of Professor Phil Myers on how a warming climate means shifting ranges and mixed-up relationships for many species.

7/18/2012 |  (more)

UMMZ is a direct content provider to Encyclopedia of Life

The University of Michigan Museum of Zoology’s bee mite website recently became a direct content provider for the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).

7/18/2012 |  (more)

Tran receives scholarship and grant to support colobus monkey research

Lucy Tran was awarded the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology E.C. Walker Scholarship and a Grants-in-Aid of Research from the American Society of Mammalogists. The UMMZ and ASM funds will support research that investigates why black-and-white colobus monkeys appear to persist and even thrive in human disturbed forest in parts of Africa.

6/13/2012 |  (more)

Amphibian hunting trip to Great Smoky Mountains

Each year, the University of Michigan's Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles course culminates in a field trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where the students spend several days searching for salamanders and other amphibians.

5/24/2012 |  (more)

Jen-Pan Huang and Tristan McKnight receive Rosemary Grant Award

Congratulations to Jen-Pan Huang and Tristan McKnight. They each received a Rosemary Grant Graduate Student Research Award from The Society for the Study of Evolution. Professor Lacey Knowles is their advisor.

5/23/2012 |  (more)

Tom Duda to become Frontiers' director

As of May 1, 2012 Professor Mark Hunter has handed over the director’s reins for the Frontiers Master’s Program to Professor Tom Duda for a five-year term.

5/18/2012 |  (more)

Congratulations Celia Churchill & Wenfeng Qian for receiving the EEB Outstanding Student Paper Award

EEB graduate students Celia Churchill and Wenfeng Qian won the 2012 EEB Outstanding Paper Award.

5/9/2012 |  (more)

Rabosky wins Dobzhansky Prize from SSE

Incoming assistant professor Dan Rabosky was awarded the 2012 Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize by the Society for the Study of Evolution.

5/7/2012 |  (more)

 

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