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Chris Poulsen Named Associate Dean of Natural Sciences

The Regents of the University of Michigan have approved the selection of Chris Poulsen, professor and chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, as associate dean for natural sciences at the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Alyssa Abbey Dissertation Defense

Assessing Rio Grande rift development and exhumation in the southern Rocky Mountains using techniques in low-temperature thermochronology

Yihe Huang Discusses Thursday's Earthquake-Channel 7

Mastodons Begin Their Trip to a New Home

Fossil movers and U-M paleontologists recently began dismantling the U-M Museum of Natural History's iconic mastodon couple exhibit, beginning a 100-meter from the the Ruthven Museums Building to the Biological Sciences Building. Daniel Fisher, Claude W. Hibbard Collegiate Professor of Paleontology and director of the Paleontology Museum, describes the move and also how the move gives paleontologists the opportunity to learn more about these specimens.



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