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Milestone for Museum's Richard Gilder Graduate School

Milestone for Museum's Richard Gilder Graduate School

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On September 30, 2013, the first group of graduates from the Museum's Richard Gilder Graduate School will receive their Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the inaugural commencementfor the graduate school—a banner day in the history of the Museum. During the next few weeks, we'll profile the seven graduates here on the Museum's blog.

Tags: Richard Gilder Graduate School, Our Research

Google Glass with Aki Watanabe: Big Bone Room

Google Glass with Aki Watanabe: Big Bone Room

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Aki Watanabe, a student in the comparative biology doctoral program at the American Museum of Natural History's Richard Gilder Graduate School, was recently chosen as a beta-tester for Google Glass. Here, Aki gives his Glass to paleontology collections manager Carl Mehling for a behind-the-scenes look at the Big Bone Room, which houses some of the largest items in the Museum's paleontology collection.  

Tags: Paleontology, Richard Gilder Graduate School, Our Research, Google Glass

Students Use 3D Printing to Reconstruct Dinosaurs

Students Use 3D Printing to Reconstruct Dinosaurs

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Using the latest 3D printing technology and dinosaur fossils from the Museum’s paleontology collections, a group of high school students recently spent two weeks producing models of dinosaurs—and learning to think like paleontologists—as part of the innovative program “Capturing Dinosaurs: Reconstructing Extinct Species Through Digital Fabrication.”

Tags: Paleontology, Digital Learning

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