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Scientific Discovery Marches On

Monday April 7, 2014

Science doesn’t stop, even when there’s a war on.


A Whirlwind Week for Archaeology at VMNH

Monday March 24, 2014

Last week was a busy one for Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Curator of Archaeology at VMNH. Dr. Moore met with met with a variety of people working in archaeology and historic preservation including students and faculty from VCU, staff at the Department of Historic Resources, and professional and avocational archaeologists from the Archaeological Society of Virginia.


The Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference Snowbound Adventure

Tuesday March 18, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Moore discusses the 44th Annual Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference.


March Microphoto of the Month

Monday March 10, 2014

Dr. Jim Beard discusses his first "Microphoto of the Month".


Clams from the Dan River

Thursday March 6, 2014

Drs. Elizabeth Moore and Joe Keiper from VMNH identify dead bivalves collected from the Dan River following the Duke Energy coal ash spill.


We're Gluing Together a Dog Skull

Thursday March 6, 2014

Dr. Elizabeth Moore and Ray Vodden are reconstructing a skull of a canid in order to attempt to determine if it is dog or wolf.


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.


Scientists in Black History Month

Wednesday February 26, 2014

In honor of Black History Month, the Research & Collections Division would like to recognize the achievements of a selection of pioneering scientists.


Goin' Mobile...

Wednesday February 19, 2014

Our address is 21 Starling Avenue in Martinsville, Virginia. We do a lot, and a lot of good, down here in the south-central area of the Commonwealth. But... our mission says we are to interpret Virginia’s natural heritage for all citizens. That’s a big task – and we’re getting there!


A Visit to the Bailey-Law Special Collection

Monday February 10, 2014

Scientists rely not only on specimens but also on the documentation about them.


What's New?

Monday February 10, 2014

Museums are good at preserving the record of the past, and using the knowledge gained from our specimens and artifacts to plot new roads to the future. Information gleaned from archaeological records hundreds of years ago assists wildlife management experts restore natural communities as they were prior to European contact.


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.


VMNH Exhibit Showcased at World Renowned Mineral Show

Monday January 27, 2014

Sarah Timm, Geological Collections Specialist, recently attended the Denver Gem and Mineral Show.

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