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After a year hiatus, it was a joy to finally hold the Early Career Scientists Symposium! One of the silver linings was our shift to a virtual platform, which allowed for nearly 600 international attendees to participate. Read more here.
Historical letters in U-M zoology museum archive highlight links between specimen collection, conservation
I had the pleasure of mentoring EEB undergraduate, Clark Schmutz, on this project! Clark is also an English major and has interest in pursuing law school. This project allowed Clark to dive into our archives to develop this school story of natural history collections and their utility in supporting in conservation. Read more here.
We held our first public event at the Research Museums Center. Hopefully, it is the first of many. Read more here.
After two years, we did it! We finally completed the move of our collections to the Research Museums Center. Although we will certainly miss our location on U-M’s Central Campus, we are happy to have our collections in a state-of-the-art facilities. This press release and corresponding video celebrate this milestone (see here).
It’s always great hosting students from the U-M School of Art! The Making Science Visible is a fantastic combination of science and art. More information read here.
Our time in the Ruthven Museums Building is quickly coming to an end. Fortunately, we had one more opportunity to participate in the last ID Day in the exhibit museum. Read more about the event here.
The oVert project is underway! I cannot wait to see what this project does for the natural history collection community. Read more about oVert here.
We were fortunate to host the inaugural Digital Data in Biodiversity Research Conference. For more information, please read here.