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Museum of Paleontology

Recent News

Bian Wang named 2019-2020 Barbour Scholar

Bian Wang, PhD student in UMMP studies the effect of landscape history on mammal diversity over broad geographic regions and timescales. Her current research focuses on the paleoecology of extinct ungulates (hoofed mammals) in North America.

Grand Opening of the Biological Sciences Building on Central Campus

The big new building on Central Campus with the huge windows and gold dome attached: That’s the Biological Sciences Building, which opened officially on April 11.

Please Note: The Museum of Paleontology is a research museum.  To visit the exhibits on display please contact the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History.

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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).

More information and application details.

Museum on the Move: Excavating the Edmontosaurus

The Museum of Paleontology is on the move. Follow a giant Edmontosaurus dinosaur skeleton from its dig site in Montana, to an exhibit in the Museum of Natural History, and most recently to a research facility where scientists once again will get to take a close look at the bones. For a dead specimen, the Edmontosaurus has managed to stay active over the years.

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the front lines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Museum of Paleontology needs you—because the world needs Victors.

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