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Fall Preview Application Now Open

This event is an all expenses paid opportunity to explore graduate education, participate in admissions workshops, meet world-renowned faculty and current graduate students, and get a taste for life in Ann Arbor.

2018 AGU Section Awardees and Named Lecturers

Congratulations to recent PhD graduate Ross Maguire who received the AGU Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Section award for graduate research!

LSA Collegiate Fellows Program 2019-2021

Online application will open on July 31, 2018.

The LSA Collegiate Fellows Program provides exceptional early career postdoctoral scholars with two years of support to pursue independent scholarship, gain teaching experience, engage with a strong community of scholars, as well as prepare them for possible tenure-track appointments in the University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA).

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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.

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the leading edge of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences needs you—because the world needs Victors.