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Recent News

Prairie Pre-Restoration Sampling & Education

Prairie Pre-Restoration Sampling & Education Event. Calling all citizen scientists, nature enthusiasts, and inquiring minds for a day of learning and collecting fun!

UMMZ and MSU bee collaboration!

The UMMZ Insect Division is teaming up with the Isaacs lab at MSU to database and digitize wild bee specimens in the UMMZ insect collection

Research Feature

The Digitizing begins...

The Museum of Zoology got a massive equipment upgrade!!! A new microCT system has delivered to the Research Museums Center (RMC) and will reside adjacent to the #UMMZ collections. The microCT will allow museum researchers the ability to digitize the nearly 15 million zoological specimens, as well as other University of Michigan collections housed at the RMC. Currently, Alison Davis Rabosky, Dan Rabosky, Cody Thompson, and Priscilla Tucker are working on a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, which will digitize ALL vertebrate genera. More projects are to come...

Please NoteThe Museum of Zoology is a research facility. It is not usually open to the public. Please refer to the Museum of Natural History website if you wish to visit.