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Open Faculty Position in Solid Earth Geophysics or Geology 

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan is searching for candidates in the areas of solid earth geophysics or geology for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. 

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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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