News

August 9, 2013
The division of Invertebrate Paleontology is exited to welcome Dr. Michelle Casey as a new post-doc. Michelle spent a year teaching at Oberlin College after she completed her PhD at Yale University....
May 7, 2013
The students and faculty of the Invertebrate Paleontology division would like to congratulate Cori Myers and Curtis Congreve who successfully defended their Ph.D. theses this semester and will...
June 5, 2012
For hundreds of years, paleontologists have added fossils to museums around the world, amassing meticulous records of ancient biology, such as the invertebrate paleontology collection at the...
May 3, 2012
Museum collections hold millions of fossils representing information on the distribution of species over space and immense spans of time. They provide large amounts of data useful for studying what...
May 2, 2011
Una Farrell, Ph.D., Yale University, will be joining the Invertebrate Paleontology this summer as collections manager. She was a Ph.D. student in Derek Briggs' lab at Yale and also interim...
May 2, 2011
Amanda Millhouse just successfully received her Master's in Museum Studies at KU through the Geology track. We have very much enjoyed having her in the division as an intern and will miss her....
December 10, 2010
Invertebrate Paleontology's Bruce Lieberman and Cori Myers recently published this article on competition among prehistoric marine vertebrates.
July 23, 2010
The Biodiversity Institute has a new home on the web and a new site for the institute's Natural History Museum. Prominent on the institute's new web site, biodiversity.ku.edu, are the research,...
April 7, 2010
KU graduate student Erin Saupe and several other researchers were part of an international team who investigated a sample of 95-million-year-old Ethiopian amber. The tree resin entombed clearly...