Change lives. Teach science. That's the call to action for the Museum’s 15-month Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program, the first urban teacher residency program offered by a museum. On Sunday, January 5, the MAT program is hosting an Open House.
The Museum's SciCafe series kicked off its 2013 season with a conversation on the science and ethics of de-extinction technologies. Ross MacPhee, a mammalogist and curator in the Museum's Division of Vertebrate Zoology, discussed the amazing but controversial scientific advances that may help to bring about the return of the wooly mammoth, passenger pigeon, and other extinct species.
Get great information about the biology of wasps in a 2013 comic series on OLogy at the American Museum of Natural History, drawn by Carly Tribull, a graduate student at the Richard Gilder Graduate School.
On September 30, 2013, the first graduates of the Richard Gilder Graduate School will receive Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Comparative Biology at the school's inaugural commencement. Here's a profile of Bryan Falk, one of the graduates.