Congratulations are due!
Paul Bunje received a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAADGerman Academic Exchange Service) grant to study in Germany next year.
Caroline Stromberg and Paul Bunje received Doctoral Dissertation Improvement grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Edward Davis has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to support his dissertation research over the next three years, focusing on the interplay between changing climate and evolution of mammals in Nevada during the Miocene.
And congratulations to several undergraduate students in the Lipps Lab: Nicole Santos has been accepted into the Summer Research Internship Scholars Program at UCSD this summer. Cheryl Logan was awarded an undergraduate Summer Internship at the California Academy of Sciences. Cheryl, Kerry Nickols and Ben Elitzur were all accepted into next falls Moorea class.
And special congratulations to:
John Hutchinson, who will complete his dissertation and leave UCMP in May to spend two years as an NSF Biological Informatics postdoctoral fellow, working with Dr. Scott Delp at Stanford to develop new 3-dimensional biomechanical models of archosaur legs.
Healy Hamilton who will be joining the California Academy of Sciences next fall as the Director of their Center for Biodiversity Research and Information.
Alicia Cordero and her husband Carlisle Johnston on the birth of their new daughter, Liliana on January 287 lbs and 13 oz and growing!
Love those limpets
The specimen was formerly on display at the US Geological Survey (USGS) in Menlo Park, although it was not part of the Survey collection. Carol Reiss, a representative of the USGS, recently presented it to UCMP on behalf of Dr. John Armentrout, the collector.
Fighting science illiteracy
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