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Earth and Environmental Sciences ranked in top ten graduate programs by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Michigan continues to be recognized nationally in the U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best graduate schools.

Xiaofei Pu Dissertation Defense

New Constraints on Temperature, Oxygen Fugacity and H2O content of Subduction Basalts Based on Olivine-Melt Equilibrium

Ancient Mammoth Bones Marked by Human Butchering Found in Michigan

Daniel Fisher, professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and director of the Paleontology Museum, explains the importance of a second dig for mammoth bones on a farm near Chelsea.

A U-M news video of the skull and two attached tusks being hoisted from the muddy excavation pit with a backhoe on October 1, 2015, has been viewed more than 875,000 times on YouTube. 
The Original Excavation, Oct. 2015:
The Bristle Mammoth Exhibit:



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