It's an end of an era at VMNH

It's an end of an era at VMNH

It's an end of an era at VMNH. Dr. James S. Beard, senior curator of earth sciences and museum icon, is retiring from VMNH today after more than 30 years of exceptional service to the museum and the Commonwealth of Virginia. Dr. Beard began his career at the museum in 1989 and retires as the longest tenured curator in the history of the museum. Despite his retirement, Dr. Beard will remain a mainstay at the museum for years to come, as he plans to continue his research and collaborations with colleagues at the museum and throughout the scientific community. Congratulations on your retirement, Dr. Beard, and we look forward to your continued presence here at VMNH!

More details regarding Dr. Beard's retirement and his illustrious career will be announced in the coming days!

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