Li awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
Jingchun Li, an EEB graduate student in the lab of Professor Diarmaid Ó Foighil, has been awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.
3/3/2013 | (more)
Making Science Visible, Art & Design class visiting UMMZ
Making Science Visible, an art course from the School of Art and Design recently visited the Museum. A tumblr blog details their experiences.
3/2/2013 | (more)
Behind the Scenes Outreach a success!
This year's Behind the Scenes Outreach event at the Museum of Zoology was held Sunday Jan. 27th. Many thanks to everyone involved. The combination of enthusiasm and expertise made it a success and a great day.
1/27/2013 | (more)
Li wins National Geographic Young Explorers Grant
1/10/2013 | (more)
Ted Cohn In Memoriam
Dr. Theodore J. (“Ted”) Cohn passed away on November 25thafter a prolonged illness. Ted was an Orthopteran (crickets and katydids) specialist and a long-term Adjunct Curator of Insects in the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology (UMMZ).
11/27/2012 | (more)
National Geographic grant for endangered Pacific Island land snails
Professor Diarmaid Ó Foighil and EEB graduate student Cindy Bick have been awarded a grant from the National Geographic Society’s Committee for Research Exploration.
11/15/2012 | (more)
Time lapse video: Preparing a bat skeleton
LSA has just released a compelling time-lapse video (includes flesh-eating beetles) showing how the UMMZ's Mammal Division expertly prepares skeletons for display.
11/6/2012 | (more)
Sallan Paleocast podcast now online
EEB Michigan Fellow Lauren Sallan was recently interviewed about the early record of vertebrates, especially fishes, by Palaeocast, an online radio show.
11/2/2012 | (more)
Annual ID Day at Ruthven Museum!
On October 7th museum visitors were treated to the expertise of graduate students, collection managers and curators who volunteered to identify and describe biological specimens.
10/10/2012 | (more)
George Reserve collections donated to UMMZ provide portal through time
Nearly a quarter million ecological specimens collected from 38 ponds at the E.S. George Reserve between 1996 and 2012 have been donated to the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology collections.
10/5/2012 | (more)