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Report from the Penthouse Professors Emeriti

The C. C. Little fifth floor emeritus office checks in.

GSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore 2015

Four scientific sessions at the 2015 Baltimore GSA meeting celebrated the research and careers of Ben van der Pluijm and Rob Van der Voo.

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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.