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Huang awarded UMMZ Tinkle Scholarship

EEB graduate student Jen-Pan Huang is this year's recipient of the Donald W. Tinkle Scholarship from the U-M Museum of Zoology.

UMMZ's most prestigious student award is given on the basis of outstanding performance as a doctoral student.

1/29/2016 |  (more)

Chakrabarty named TED Fellow

Prosanta Chakrabarty, evolutionary biologist and ichthyologist (Ph.D. EEB 2006), was named one of 21 TED Fellows for 2016. TED is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.

1/6/2016 |  (more)

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!

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)


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