MCZ Faculty-Curators George Lauder (Ichthyology) and Stephanie Pierce (Vertebrate Paleontology) were part of a recent project to determine the aquatic functionality of a dinosaur tail recently discovered and...
Congratulations to MCZ Faculty-Curator George Lauder, awarded the Joseph S. Nelson Lifetime Award, and former MCZ Curatorial Associate of Ichthyology Karsten Hartel, awarded the Spiritus Collections Award. Both awards are presented annually by the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologist (ASIH) at their annual meeting, Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists (JMIH). The Joseph S. Nelson Lifetime Award recognizes a member of ASIH for an outstanding body of work in any area of ichthyology and the Spirit Collections Award recognizes excellence in... Read more about MCZ ichthyologists receive ASIH awards
Congratulations to MCZ Faculty-Curator George Lauder, named Harvard College Professor. It is a five-year appointment providing faculty with extra support; it's one way Harvard awards excellence in teaching.
The Harvard Art Museums have recreated a historical cabinet of curiosities in the exhibit The Philosophy Chamber featuring MCZ specimens from Herpetology, Ichthyology, Invertebrate Paleontology and Ornithology collections. Read more info in the Harvard Magazine.
Combining models with specimens from multiple MCZ departments, the new Marine Life exhibit in the Harvard Museum of Natural History immerses visitors in the New England coastal water environment and presents research from around the world. Read more about the exhibit in the Harvard Gazette.