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Why reindeer are Christmas symbols

Monday December 8, 2014

There may be some science behind Santa’s choice of reindeer to pull his sleigh.


Hitting the Trail

Monday December 1, 2014

Students from the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science &Technology visit the Silverbell trail.


Virginia Military Institute Class Field Trip

Monday November 17, 2014

Mammalogy class from Virginia Military Institute visits the Museum.


STEM Day at PHCC

Thursday November 13, 2014

VMNH Staff present activity on climate change at the PHCC STEM Day.


Learning to Evaluate Forest Habitat, Wherever It May Be

Monday November 10, 2014

Students from the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science &Technology
analyze the (imaginary) forests inside the New College Institute building in Martinsville.


Acorns: Abundance, Absence, and the Race for Survival

Monday November 3, 2014

Why are there so many acorns one year, and so few the next?


Flying Bug Zappers

Tuesday October 7, 2014

Bats, which are often featured in Halloween lore and scary decorations, should be appreciated rather than feared.


Let's go to the zoo...

Friday October 3, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief embarks on a trip to the North Carolina Zoo with students from the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science &Technology.


Lynchburg College Summer Residential Governor's School Visits VMNH

Monday July 14, 2014

The Research & Collections division at VMNH recently hosted approximately 160 students from the Lynchburg College Summer Residential Governor's School Program in Mathematics, Science, and Technology.


Moncrief Attends the Annual Meeting of the The American Society of Mammalogists

Monday June 16, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the American Society of Mammalogists and presented a summary of her research.


Moncrief Attends the Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science

Wednesday May 21, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the Virginia Academy of Science and presented a summary of her research.


VMNH Curator of Mammals Dr. Nancy Moncrief Presents Lecture to High School Students

Wednesday March 5, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief describes her recent visit to the Piedmont Governor's School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology.


Moncrief Attends the Annual Meeting of the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society

Monday February 10, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief recently attended the annual conference of the Virginia Chapter of The Wildlife Society.


VMNH Curator of Mammals Dr. Nancy Moncrief Presents "Coffee with a Curator" Program

Tuesday February 4, 2014

Dr. Moncrief discusses her recent presentation.


Katelin Clifton Interns with VMNH Mammal Department

Monday February 3, 2014

Intern Katelin Clifton recently assisted Dr. Moncrief with her on-going research.


Dr. Moncrief Visits the Milwaukee Public Museum

Thursday January 30, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief describes her recent visit to the Milwaukee Public Museum.


20th Annual Conference of the Wildlife Society

Monday January 27, 2014

Dr. Nancy Moncrief discusses her recent attendance at The Wildlife Society conference.

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