Category Archives: Vertebrate Paleontology

The Paleo Lab Welcomes A New Intern! (A guest blog by Madison Pullis)

Hello everyone! I am one of the new interns invading the Virginia Museum of Natural History this summer. My name is Madison Pullis and I can be found in the Paleontology lab most days. I am from Mt. Pleasant, Iowa … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Courtland’s Summer Internship

My name is Courtland Lyle, and I am a rising senior at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. I am pursuing a double major in both geology and biology and wish to study paleontology on a graduate level … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Paige’s Summer Internship

Blog by VMNH Paleontology Intern, Paige Dzindolet  I am a rising senior attending Roanoke College and am working towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a minor in Biology. I recently began a summer internship at the Virginia … Continue reading

Posted in Invertebrate Paleontology, Newark Supergroup, Science, education, and philosophy, Solite Quarry, Vertebrate Paleontology | 1 Comment

Solite Excavation Day 29

We made it back to Solite Saturday with a good sized crew of volunteers!  Upon arriving at the quarry, the pit appeared to have not been disturbed. Last year, we decided to go on hiatus to give the rock time to … Continue reading

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SeAVP 2016

Abstracts Abstract submission begins: March 8, 2016 Abstract submission closes: April 8, 2016 Submission format should follow the 2011 SEAVP Abstract book. Word limit: 300 Lead author should specify if they wish an oral or poster presentation. Oral presentations will be … Continue reading

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Bootherium Prep Party!

In preparation for a new paleontology exhibit focused around Pleistocene fauna, one of the specimens to be included is a partial skeleton for Bootherium, a relative of the musk ox. While VMNH does have Bootherium skeletal elements in its collection, there were … Continue reading

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Save the Date! SeAVP 2016

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