Monthly Archives: December 2008

Congressional visit

Congressman-elect Tom Perriello (VA-5th district, which includes Martinsville) visited VMNH this morning for a whirlwind tour of our exhibits and educational facilities.

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A week in the life…

One of the questions I’m most frequently asked by visitors is “What does a paleontologist do from day-to-day?” or some variation that suggests that the questioner doesn’t really know what I do (“It must be great to have a job … Continue reading

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Tusks Exhibit

I officially took last week off, although I spent most of it working from home. The Florida Museum of Natural History put together a traveling exhibit called “Tusks”, which is currently at VMNH. This Thursday I’m giving a lecture at VMNH as … Continue reading

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