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Paul Koch to be Inducted into AAAS

Paul was recognized by the scientific community for his groundbreaking research.

John Fronimos Dissertation Defense

Functional mechanics of concavo-convex articulations and neurocentral sutures in the vertebral column of sauropod dinosaurs

Thanks to All Who Gave Back on Giving Blueday 2015

Many thanks to our alumni, friends, faculty, students, and staff for making Giving Blueday a success. We reached out to you on Facebook and Twitter, and you responded with enthusiastic support. In the January eNews, we will share the final numbers on the Giving Blueday gifts. Thank you for supporting student field experiences and Camp Davis!

Warm regards,

Chris Poulsen, Chair



Prof Dan Fisher led a team of U-M paleontologists excavated a mammoth near Ann Arbor in early October 2015.

The team recovered about 20 percent of the animal's bones, including the skull and two tusks, numerous vertebrae and ribs, the pelvis and both shoulder blades.




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