Monthly Archives: May 2013

MVZ Field Notes: Biologists and the Environment

By Rachel Tenerelli Second-year Molecular Environmental Biology major This semester I helped digitize field notebooks for my URAP. Although scanning old field notebooks does not sound like the most glamorous work, I learned how useful this new, accessible knowledge will … Continue reading

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Digitization: From Species to Stories

Written by undergraduate research apprentice, Samantha Morco, who is currently a third-year Integrative Biology student. For my URAP at the MVZ this semester, I have been part of the archival project that digitizes field notebooks. I enjoyed reading the field … Continue reading

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“Biology major not required”

At first glance, an undergraduate program at the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology doesn’t seem like the best fit for a political science and geography double major. Upon closer examination, the MVZ’s focus on evolutionary biology and museum science appears even less suitable for the … Continue reading

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A Student Perspective: Robert Cyril Stebbins

Wrriten by undergraduate research apprentice, Amy Moulthrop, Integrative Biology Major. For the past semester, I’ve been working on the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology archival project, part of an on-going effort to make field notes, research materials, and other miscellaneous archives … Continue reading

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